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Indigenous Women In Educational Leadership

by Yelba Carrillo

Globalization and Internationalization have the potential and capability to produce inequalities in all types of settings, but especially with indigenous women in education. While Globalization calls for uniformity and conformity, it fails to acknowledge minorities and diversity. Globalization is the implementation of western values, practices, and privileges (Apple, 2001). Read more

Human Capital Development in Developing Countries

by Benjamin Ritter

Abstract

Investments in human capital; mainly healthcare and education, are important to positively influence social change in developing countries, and have been directly linked to economic growth. Human capital theory states that the higher the level of human capital is, the higher the level of performance (Barney, 1991), and entrepreneurial performance (Wu, 2013). Various investment strategies in human capital have proven to more effective than others. This paper will review the literature related to human capital, effective human capital investment strategies that result in economic growth, and suggest topics for further study. Read more

Solidarity as a Global Issue

by Michele Dietz

“The word solidarity is a little worn and at times poorly understood, but it refers to something more than a few sporadic acts of generosity. It presumes the creation of a new mind-set that thinks in terms of community and the priority of the life of all over the appropriation of goods by few.” ― Pope Francis

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American Millennials

by David Keszei

Introduction

American Millennials, born between 1982 and 2000, are the youngest and most populous generation in America entering the workforce today, numbering approximately 76 million. (Howe and Strauss, 2000) The Millennial generation, also known as Generation “Y,” has a wealth of technology acumen, is group oriented and possesses a positive attitude. (Steinwart 2009, Tapscott, 1998) Read more