An essential, galvanizing narrative about making a difference here and abroadaa road map to becoming the most effective global citizens we can be. In their number one New York Times best seller Half the Sky, husband-and-wife team Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn brought to light struggles faced by women and girls around the globe, and showcased individuals and instituAstions working to address oppression and expand opportunity. A Path Appears is even more ambiAstious in scale: nothing less than a sweeping tapAsestry of people who are making the world a better place and a guide to the ways that we can do the sameawhether with a donation of $5 or $5 milAslion, with our time, by capitalizing on our skills as individuals, or by using the resources of our businesses. With scrupulous research and on-the-ground reporting, the authors assay the art and science of giving, identify successful local and global initiaAstives, and share astonishing stories from the front lines of social progress. We see the compelling, inAsspiring truth of how real people have changed the world, upending the idea that one person canat make a difference. We meet people like Dr. Gary Slutkin, who develAsoped his landmark Cure Violence program to combat inner-city conflicts in the United States by applying principles of epidemiology; Lester Strong, who left a career as a high-powered television anchor to run an organization bringing in older Americans to tuAstor students in public schools across the country; MIT development economist Esther Duflo, whose pioneering studies of aid effectiveness have revealed new truths about, among other things, the power of hope; and Jessica Posner and Kennedy Odede, who are transforming Kenyaas most notorious slum by exAspanding educational opportunities for girls. A Path Appears offers practical, results-driven advice on how best each of us can give and reveals the lasting benefits we gain in return. Kristof and WuDunn know better than most how many urgent challenges communities around the world face toAsday. Here they offer a timely beacon of hope for our collective future.A Path Appears is even more ambiAstious in scale: nothing less than a sweeping tapAsestry of people who are making the world a better place and a guide to the ways that we can do the sameawhether with a donation of $5 or $5 milAslion, ...
|Title||:||A Path Appears|
|Author||:||Nicholas D. Kristof, Sheryl WuDunn|
|Publisher||:||Vintage - 2014-09-23|