Monthly Archives: August 2016

How Will Gebeya Transform the African IT Industry?

How Will Gebeya Transform the African IT Industry?

A four-year effort to train and employ Africans in the software industry continues to expand, as a Silicon Valley investor has helped establish Africa’s first private Pan-African IT academy. Called Gebeya, the program is designed to develop African talent and connect newly trained coders with the global business market. Gebeya is launching in Ethiopia, where… Read More…

What Communities Can Do to Help Ex-Offenders

What Communities Can Do to Help Ex-Offenders

Reducing prisoner recidivism remains a challenge for lawmakers and community leaders, but some solutions are emerging that help former prisoners successfully integrate into society and avoid returning to prison. About 700,000 ex-inmates reenter to society each year, and communities and agencies across the nation have started programs to help them find jobs and housing and… Read More…