World Bank

Unorthodox Move

Dr. Jim Yong Kim may be just the common-sense, practical, and innovative leader the World Bank needs, says Zachary Karabell.

World leaders in Davos are tied up dealing with the economic slowdown—but the critical problem of children without schooling needs to be addressed as well. Former British prime minister Gordon Brown explains why he’s pushing for a global education fund. Plus, read Brown’s full report here.

Cherie Blair and MSNBC’s Mika Brzezinski tackle how technology can change women’s lives at Women in The World on Saturday. Read about how innovations like text messaging, mobile video, and birthing kits are part of the solution.