This grant will employ journalism to increase public understanding of and commitment to women’s economic empowerment, presenting research and data to thought leaders and broad audiences to drive policy and cultural change by bringing to life the stories behind the data. The New America Foundation will create a survey for international policymakers and economists to learn which news sources inform their policymaking, and will make use of data and research from grantees to produce a series of articles highlighting the economic value of women’s unpaid work. Through compelling storytelling the New America Foundation aims to deepen understanding of the gendered dynamics of global economic policies.
About the Grantee
740 15th Street NW, Unit 900, Washington, DC, 20005, United States
Grants to this Grantee
for bridging open education and equity in pre-K-12 learning and teaching
New America is a nonpartisan think tank dedicated to renewing, reimagining, and realizing the promise of America in an era of rapid technological and social change. With this grant, New America’s Education Policy program will build on existing efforts to elevate the importance of equity and inclusion and the role of high-quality open educational resources and practices in ensuring academic excellence and well-being for all students. This will be accomplished through research and policy analysis, case making, community building, and the development of new resources and tools. (Substrategy: Sustainable Systems)
In 2020, #ShareTheMicInCyber was launched as a volunteer movement aiming to build a more diverse and effective cybersecurity field. The volunteer #ShareTheMicInCyber movement became widely popular. This grant supports the formalization of #ShareTheMicInCyber as a program under New America. This will enable #ShareTheMicInCyber to establish a strategic approach and structure to this work, as well as to launch a new fellowship program offering training, certifications, and research support to a diverse group of fellows. (Substrategy: Talent Pipeline)