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Dame DC Cordova

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Dame DC Cordova

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President, Excellerated Business Schools and Money & You

DC Cordova is CEO of Excellerated Business Schools®/Money & You®, a global organization that has over 100,000 graduates from the Asia Pacific and North American regions in English and Chinese. Because many of today’s wealth/business “gurus” have attended Money & You® and transformed the way they teach, her work continues through them to millions world-wide. She is a “Connector” with a special gift for bringing together diverse successful Social Entrepreneurs from around world. ... Read more about Dame DC Cordova

Peter Zahn

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Peter Zahn

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Deputy Mayor of Solana Beach and President of the Moxie Foundation

Mr. Zahn serves on two Boards at San Diego State University: the School of Business Administration and the Zahn Innovation Center. He also holds seats on the Action Board of the Education Synergy Alliance and CleanTECH San Diego. 

Mr. Zahn was founding Chairman and CEO of the U.S. Green Chamber of Commerce, a non- profit association committed to enabling businesses to participate in the green economy, and become more environmentally and financially sustainable. He is on the Boards of the American Lung Association of California. ... Read more about Peter Zahn

UN summit approves 15-year blueprint to eradicate poverty

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Edith M. Lederer
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UNITED NATIONS (AP) — With the bang of a gavel, international leaders approved an ambitious 15-year plan Friday to tackle the world's biggest problems, from eradicating poverty to preserving the planet to reducing inequality. Now comes the tough part: Drumming up support and money to achieve the goals and transform the world. ... Read more about UN summit approves 15-year blueprint to eradicate poverty

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Marlon King

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Marlon King

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San Diego Emergency Operations Services
Mr King collaborates with local jurisdictions and business groups to provide emergency management planning in order to assist these agencies in preparing for, responding to, and recovering from any natural disaster or man-made incident.
 Emergency Operations Services consists of developing Emergency Operations Plans (EOP), Continuity of Operations Plans (COOP), Business Continuity Plans (BCP) all according to federal and state guidelines and standards.

Geodesign Session 5 Road Map

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Geodesign team

As the demand for freshwater and energy increases in San Diego County and Northern Baja, the fresh water supply continues to shrink while energy generation remains heavily dependent on fossil fuels. Due to these opposing trends in supply and demand, it becomes increasingly imperative to identify solutions that move these communities to their preferred state in which they are largely reliant on renewable energy and use water sustainably. Large-scale energy solutions include wind power, one of the must abundant sources of energy in these regions. ... Read more about Geodesign Session 5 Road Map

Syrian Crisis Threatens Development in Arab World

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Thalif Deen
At the Kawrgosik Refugee Camp near Erbil, in the Kurdistan region of Iraq, more than 200,000 refugees from Syria are being hosted by the regional government. Credit: UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe
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UNITED NATIONS, Jan 17 2014 (IPS) - The widespread sectarian violence and ongoing military conflicts in several political hotspots, including Syria, Iraq and Lebanon, have not only claimed thousands of human lives and devastated fragile economies but also undermined the U.N.’s longstanding plans to eradicate hunger and extreme poverty worldwide. ... Read more about Syrian Crisis Threatens Development in Arab World

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Philip J. Bona

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Philip J. Bona, AIA, Architect - Planner - Educator

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BNIM Architects

Architect ž Planner ž Educator

Phil Bona is a Senior Architect and Planner at BNIM in San Diego.

Previously a Principal at Baucentrum Urban Studio, Adjunct Professor at NewSchool of Architecture & Design, Chair San Diego Urban Design Committee of the AIA, and Assistant V.P. for Architecture and Planning with CCDC, his expertise encompasses sustainable regional and urban design principles and policies supporting green building, renewable energy, water conservation and climate impact reduction. ... Read more about Philip J. Bona

Women in India, other developing countries lag in Internet use - Intel report

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Susan Heavey
Employees at a call centre provide service support to customers in Siliguri February 2, 2008. Reuters/Rupak De Chowdhuri/Files
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More needs to be done to boost women's and girl's lagging online access, tech giant Intel Corp (INTC.O) said in a report to be released later on Thursday that calls for doubling the number of female Internet users in developing nations over the next three years.

The report, funded by the global chipmaker with input from the United Nations and U.S. State Department, among others, points to stubborn gaps in women's access to the Internet in Africa, the Middle East and other developing parts of the world. ... Read more about Women in India, other developing countries lag in Internet use - Intel report

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No end to poverty without better governance

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Sri Mulyani Indrawati
Noor Jahan, 5, sleeps on chalk drawings she made as her mother begs for alms at a railway station in Mumbai, on Dec. 7, 2012. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
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In April the World Bank governors endorsed two historic goals: to end extreme poverty by 2030 and to ensure that prosperity is shared. It will take a lot to end poverty: strong growth, more infrastructure investments, increased agricultural productivity, better business environments, jobs, good education, and quality health care. We have to do more of this in tough places, particularly those that are fragile and conflict-affected. ... Read more about No end to poverty without better governance

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