Pi for Learning (Pi4L) is a joint initiative between the International Education Association (IEA) and UNICEF Lebanon designed to provide students in Lebanon the opportunity to learn computer coding and related technologies.
Miami, Florida, August, 2014
MISHAAL Aerospace Corporation, a woman-owned launch vehicle provider, is pleased to announce that its M-SV propulsion system successfully completed its first static test on August 11, 2014. The success of this test validates and demonstrates MISHAAL Aerospace’s hybrid rocket propulsion system. It is a milestone achievement for MISHAAL Aerospace.
In this article, several experts in the payments industry talk about the Cashless Journey Study. The Cashless Journey Study was developed to track nations’ progress towards more cashless economies. It offers insights into how some nations have made the journey from cash to cashless, and how other nations can continue their journeys. 
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By Ingrid Silver, Partner at Dentons and President for Europe of the GTWN.
Ingrid highlights the importance of focusing on the present in this fast moving mobile century and making use of the services available to make the most of this age in all sectors such as health and education.
By: Weerada Sucharitkul, Co-Founder, FilmDoo
Do you enjoy watching great films? Films that make a difference, inspire you and which you can’t wait to share with others? At FilmDoo, we believe there are thousands of interesting and diverse films being created all around the world – films that few people ever get to see. We want to change this. We want to discover and share these films and their unique stories.
Business benefits abound for companies that include women and men as executives, employees, and entrepreneurs in their value chains. The convincing case for gender inclusion was made by H.E. Sheikh Abdullah al Thani, Chairman of Ooredoo Group; Cherie Blair, founder of the Cherie Blair Foundation for Women; and Beth Comstock, Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer at GE, at the World Bank Group’s Gender & the Economy event, hosted by IFC in Washington, DC.
Education Entrepreneur Jermaine Hagan and Technology Marketing Director Millie Zah launched RevisionApp in late 2011. It has since built a user base of more than 1,200,000.
The Kacific project is a new broadband satellite service specifically designed to deliver high-speed, affordable internet to the enterprises, agencies and remote communities in the Pacific islands, Eastern Indonesia, New Zealand and Papua New Guinea (www.kacific.com).
Vicki MacLeod, secretary general of the GTWN, spoke in the GSMA conference in Shanghai about the role of women in the ICT industry as enablers of economic and social development.
The Institute for the Future (IFTF) is a non-profit research organization with more than 45 years of forecasting experience that helps organizations from a wide range of sectors make the futures they want. IFTF’s core research staff and creative design studio work together to provide practical foresight for a world undergoing rapid change. They identify emerging trends and discontinuities that will transform global society and the global marketplace.
By Mary Chong, Partner, KPMG China
As China looks to redefine its payments industry, many organizations – both domestic and global – are keenly monitoring what is soon to be the world’s largest payments market. Indeed, the real question today is not whether China will modernize their payments environment, but rather how local and global players can take advantage of the opportunities that are now emerging.