Rwanda's Top 15 Accomplishments

This month marks the 25th commemoration of the genocide against the Tutsis. The nation pauses to grieve, reflect, and honor the 1 million Rwandans who lost their lives, and reinforce their commitment to a society based on reconciliation and healing. The development and growth over the past 25 years is extraordinary for many reasons. I moved to Kigali in 2006, and the city today is almost unrecognizable. Here are 15 ways in which Rwanda has become a global model of innovation, equitable growth, and sustainable development.

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Educating Women for a Changing Planet

It’s no secret that educating women and girls is critical to sustainable development, economic growth, environmental stewardship, and a host of other factors key to humanity’s future. It’s less well-known that women’s education plays a critical role in mitigating climate change.

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