Aligning Education to the Fourth Industrial Revolution As a Mean to Achieve the Fourth SDG

Naida Kardas and Charif Hamidi  – October 21, 2018 An edtech social enterprise aspires to transform education and make ubiquitous equitable access to education a reality Although the world is becoming increasingly more intricate and divergent and technology even more powerful and disruptive, we continue to assume the industrial era model classroom, ‘sage on stage’…

JOIN THE CONVERSATION

Every share counts in the social media conversation when there’s US$28 trillion at stake, and adding your voice to the mix in support of female economic empowerment, ultimately benefits everyone. Social media platforms are the new water cooler conversation starter, and liking, sharing or commenting on a personal or professional level is something that 2.46…

EDUCATION ROI? PRICELESS!

If budget cutbacks are placing team professional development opportunities in the crosshairs, consider this: 44% of employees cite a lack of opportunity for growth and advancement as a top source of work stress; and we all know that unhappy employees aren’t helping your bottom line. If we drill down to basics, we work to earn…

GAME CHANGERS

From a marketing tool originally populated by brand ambassadors, the role of the influencer has evolved into something more meaningful In 2017, CNBC tagged the social media market with an estimated US$1 billion valuation. Influencers get a bad rap in many quarters, and with some experts citing a decline in trust of peer authorities, along…

Brazilian Bank To Trial New Blockchain Digital Wallet in Sao Paulo

Banco Bradesco, one of Brazil’s largest banks, is planning to trial a new digital wallet and mobile finance app that leverages blockchain technology for payments and money transfers. The trial will take place in Paraisopolis, a neighborhood located in the southern area of Sao Paulo. The solution was developed by domestic startup eWally. eWallet was one of…