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As we consider all the ways in which we rely on Earth’s oceans this World Oceans Day, its theme, Our Ocean, Our Future, is particularly timely for the growing environmental, social, and economic impacts of illegal fishing. But if you’re wondering how you can help combat this global issue, Paul G. Allen, founder of Vulcan Inc., has a simple suggestion: “Make informed choices about the seafood we buy: what type, where it’s from, and how it was caught.”

“Women are a major force in our society,” writes Sheila Widnall, Institute Professor at MIT. “If women don’t belong in engineering, then engineering, as a profession is irrelevant to the needs of our society.” Not only do women make up less than 30% of researchers worldwide (and in some places, less than 20%), they often […]

The U.S. Global Leadership Coalition (USGLC) hosted the second event of its Impact 2016 initiative in New Hampshire on Decemer 4, 2015 to discuss how America’s development and diplomacy efforts are critical issues for this election. The event featured Lieutenant General Dan Christman, Paul Steinhauser of NH1 News, Judge Michael Mukasey from the Bush Campaign, […]

Senator Bob Corker   Well I want to thank you very much for honoring me in this way and I am thrilled to share this evening with Chris Coons, a great friend and someone who I know truly deserves this honor. I love serving with him. I am glad to be here with Kay Granger […]

The Administration’s $54.8 billion budget request for Fiscal Year 2016 is an important step in the right direction in reversing past cuts to International Affairs. However, the total request level for International Affairs is a modest increase at a time of significant demands on many programs overseas.