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New Film Shows Girls Rising from Plight to Power

This post is part of Benevolent Media’s ongoing coverage of the 2013 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah. For more information, read “The Benevolent Guide to the Sundance Film Fesitval.” “Educate girls, change the world.” That’s the simple and powerful mission of the new documentary film and social action campaign Girl Rising, which was […]

Call for Submissions: The Geometry Box Project for Malala Yousafzai

Heidi Phelps, the founder of Wayward Broad Studio, created a participatory art project to make a collective statement about how women have the right to education and free expression. The project was created in response to the shooting of a young Pakistani girl, who is now in critical condition for “promoting secularism.” Phelps is now […]

Technology and Social Innovation: The Foundation for Social Success

Technology and Social Innovation: The Foundation for Social Success

Rey Raymond, Biz Stone and Julius Genachowski. Photo by Tech Cocktail. “Technology and social innovation together, creates the foundation for a recipe of social success.”  Julius Genachowski, FCC Chairman (February 23, 2011) On the eve of a potential U.S. Federal Government shutdown and a political showdown in Wisconsin about collective bargaining for unions, especially for […]

Benevolent Education: Master’s Degrees

Benevolent Education: Master’s Degrees

What master’s degree programs prepare students to be changemakers through multimedia communications? Maryland Institute College of ArtM.A. in Social Design  There is a growing interest and understanding in the world of design related to the designer’s role and responsibility in society, specifically the belief that social change can happen through design. The Master of Arts […]