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Cultural Preservation, Culture, Discrimination, Faculty, Human Rights, Identity, Language, Migration, Penn, Race

Past & Present: How Literature Informs Social Justice

“If you only read the kind of literature that reaffirms your preconceived ideas, then you end up in this very circular process—one in which you’re looking at art, literature for confirmation of preconceptions that you already have.” – Professor Lydie Moudileno Systems of privilege and social hierarchy don’t form overnight; […]

Business, Faculty, IMF, Innovation, Non-profits, Penn, Politics, Research

The Forgotten Flaw of Global Development

With over 10,000 Microfinance Institutions (MFIs) operating in developing economies around the world today [1], the once avant-garde industry of microcredit has expanded into a major international force for combating poverty. Yet the recent ubiquity of MFIs, coupled with a marked decline in recent years of research into the field, […]