Perspectives on 100&Change

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Engaging the Community to Reach One Billion with Nutritious Crops

HarvestPlus’ novel idea to fortify staple food crops required input and buy-in from agriculture and health scientists, governments, and most importantly farmers, because biofortification won't grow, literally or figuratively, without them says CEO Bev Postma. Read More
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100&Change: A Clarion Call for Arizona State University’s Researchers

100&Change judge Steven J. Tepper describes how the competition served as the impetus for new teams and partnerships to form at Arizona State University and for existing teams to reimagine how an idea be transformative. Read More
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#100andChange Public Engagement

As part of their community engagement, the semi-finalists will field questions from the broader public on social media, hear feedback, and engage via platforms like reddit and Facebook. Read More
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A Vision for All of Africa

Leveraging its experience, The Carter Center’s CEO Mary Ann Peters said it is determined to eliminate, not just control, river blindness in Nigeria, as it has done in Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico, and Guatemala. Read More
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Coming Together to Save a Generation of Displaced Children

Sesame Workshop EVP Sherrie Westin says its partnership with the International Rescue Committee, to provide education and nurturing care to refugee children, came together out of necessity. Read More
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Broken in the Warm Heart of Africa

Maria Oden watched her newborn daughter cling to life with the help of technology which motivated the Rice University bioengineer to help develop a suite of rugged, simple technologies to save lives of Malawi newborns. Read More
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Exploring 100&Change Submissions & Curating Content

MacArthur created an online searchable database of 100&Change proposals and Jeff Ubois, Program Officer of Exploratory Philanthropy, hopes it will provide a valuable resource that leads to other funding opportunities for these proposals. Read More
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A Passion for Providing People with Access to Knowledge

Wendy Hanamura says $100 million would allow The Internet Archive to provide libraries and learners with free, long-term access to 4 million books. Read More
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Inspiration for our Work

Dr. Geoffrey Tabin, shares how recently seeing a team of Ethiopian doctors, nurses, and trainees restore sight to nearly 900 blind people reminded him of the Himalayan Cataract Project’s origins. Read More
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Changing the Way We Care About Children

Catholic Relief Services (CRS) Vice President Shannon Senefeld shares how scaling up its support for children living in institutions, mainly orphanages, was the clear choice for CRS’ 100&Change proposal. Read More