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2014-09-25 08:23:39

SHE Founder Elizabeth Scharpf is profiled in Pulitzer Prize winning authors Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn's latest book; A Path Appears, a study on innovators and social change. NEW YORK, Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A Path Appears, written by Pulitzer Prize winner Nicholas Kristof, and Sheryl WuDunn includes a profile of SHE founder Elizabeth Scharpf, (Notre Dame, Fulbright Fellowship, Harvard MBA/MPID), on her journey from business school to rural Rwanda in...

2014-09-23 12:27:06

DENVER, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pulitzer Prize winners Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn recommend supporting Nurse-Family Partnership ® (NFP) in their new book, "A PATH APPEARS: Transforming Lives, Creating Opportunities," about making a difference in the world and how to give back effectively. Kristof and WuDunn are the authors of the number one bestseller "Half the Sky," and Kristof is a columnist at The New York Times. In the book, Kristof and WuDunn share...

2011-03-30 16:25:00

NEW YORK, March 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Friends Without A Border (Friends) announces that its 9th Annual Gala will take place on Thursday, April 14, 2011 (6 to 9:30 p.m.) at Espace, 635 West 42nd St., New York City. Celebrated writer Nicholas Kristof will present the inaugural Healing Cambodia Award to humanitarian Bernard Krisher. Based in New York, with chapters in Canada, Japan, and France, Friends is a 501(c)(3) organization which raises awareness and funds to support...

2011-03-23 07:30:00

HARTFORD, Conn., March 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Harriet Beecher Stowe Center is recognizing the 200th birthday of its namesake by honoring Half the Sky authors Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn with the inaugural Stowe Prize. Developed in honor of Harriet Beecher Stowe and the impact she made with Uncle Tom's Cabin, the Stowe Prize recognizes writing that targets social justice issues. Stowe's novel, Uncle Tom's Cabin, changed how Americans thought about slavery in the mid-1800s,...

2009-08-25 12:51:00

"Half the Sky" highlights the 'stunning difference' made by Tostan in massive movement to end female genital cutting in West Africa NEW YORK, Aug. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American Jewish World Service (AJWS) is proud to congratulate its grantee Tostan, which is the focus of a chapter in acclaimed journalist Nicholas Kristof's and author Sheryl WuDunn's upcoming book, Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide. Over the course of two decades, Senegal-based...

2008-08-25 09:00:49

By Nicholas D. Kristof What makes the news from China is usually the bad news: the arrests, the raided churches, the blocked Internet sites, the overzealous security goons. That's the way journalism works - we cover planes that crash, not those that land. Yet the underlying trend in recent years is the opposite. For all the continuing repression, Chinese live far freer lives now than when I lived in Beijing in the 1980s and '90s. Ordinary citizens can now easily travel abroad, choose...


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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.