The Payoffs of Pay for Success

65 % of Americans are dissatisfied with the federal government. When I read this on a Gallup poll, it did not surprise me. President-Elect Trump is proof of this statistic. We know that people are angry and that they do not believe their taxes are being put to good use. While I personally believe in [...]

Best Photo of 2016

Each December, National Geographic picks their best 52 photos of the year. While they are all of course breathtaking, my favorite is from a September article titled, "Why There’s New Hope About Ending Blindness" — give it a read during the holidays. Trust me, you won't regret it. Eye-care workers use test-lens frames to conduct eye exams in India’s [...]

Catalyzing Cooperation

Donald Trump has seemingly slipped into every thought I have had since Tuesday's U.S. Election. Naturally, I thought I should write about this shocking outcome. I had a fairly long list of potential ideas: A post on the effects of a Trump Presidency on emerging countries (Answer—It's not looking good) A post about the worldwide reaction [...]