Interesting Reads

Book - Half the Sky Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide

By Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn

Two Pulitzer Prize winners expose the most pervasive human rights violation of our era—the oppression of women in the developing world—and tell us what we can do about it.

Book - Portfolios of the Poor

Portfolios of the Poor: How the World's Poor Live on $2 a Day

By Daryl Collins and Johnathan Morduch

Veterans in economics and microfinance scrutinize the finances of the poor in India, Bangladesh and South Africa.

Book - Three Cups of Tea

Three Cups of Tea: One Man's Mission to Promote Peace... One School at a Time

By Greg Mortenson and David Oliver Relin

In 1993, after a disastrous attempt to climb K2, mountaineer Greg Mortenson drifted into an impoverished Pakistan village. Moved by the inhabitants' kindness, he promised to return and build a school. "Three Cups of Tea" is the story of that promise.

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