Speaking on the second day of TNW’s 2018 conference, Dr. Nelly Ben Hayoun lived up to her title of provocateur by proposing a radical idea: higher education should be free for all, and the fact that it isn’t is having a negative impact on culture as a whole by stifling innovation and diversity. When speaking about potential solutions to this problem, Dr. Ben Hayoun said: How can we support a new diversity? How can we have better gender representation on a leadership level? I’ve been told we need to start diversifying education with K-12. Young kids, for sure. But you… This story continues at The Next Web
It’s no longer good enough to be in business for yourself alone — if it ever was in the first place. Corporate social responsibility is more important than it’s ever been, and consumers — especially younger consumers< — are much more cognizant of a corporation’s purpose than they’ve ever been. But don’t confuse the idea of corporate social responsibility with the idea of purpose. Every year, the Chivas Venture gives $1 million in no-strings funding to startups that are creating positive change in the world. This year’s final five finalists, who together won $800,000 in funding, shared their insights on how to… This story continues at The Next Web
LONDON: The British pound fell to a six-month low against the Singapore dollar on Friday (May 25), hindered by worries over Brexit and further signs of sustained weakness in Britain's economy.
The pound fell to as low as £1 to S$1.7851, the lowest since S$1.7784 on Nov 28 last year.
Sterling had ...