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Insights pieces written by the Kellogg GRC chapter. A collection of 23 posts
The Social Implications on Health
Global Health

The Social Implications on Health

In this podcast, we interview Atrik Patel, a sophomore studying Global Health Studies at Northwestern University. The podcast is discussion- and question-oriented. We cover issues such as inequity in healthcare, inaccessibility to proper
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A Reflection on The Rise of Social Investing
Kellogg

A Reflection on The Rise of Social Investing

In this episode, we interview two Northwestern University about their views on social investing. We explore the attraction of the field, its recent rise, and much more.
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Brett Kopf: Remind.com, Omella, and the Reflections of an Entrepreneur

Brett Kopf: Remind.com, Omella, and the Reflections of an Entrepreneur

American entrepreneur Brett Kopf reflects on his entrepreneurial journey, the challenges along the way, and the importance of optimizing for learning rather than a pay-check. Brett is the co-founder of Omella.com and
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The Feminicidio Crisis in Mexico
Inequality

The Feminicidio Crisis in Mexico

The COVID-19 pandemic has devastated communities all over the world. In Mexico, women have been disproportionately affected due to increasing domestic abuse and the rise of feminicidios.
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Are All Generic Drugs Created Equal?
Global Health

Are All Generic Drugs Created Equal?

For rich and developing countries alike, it is imperative to confront issues of drug safety, quality, and manufacturing to ensure an equitable distribution of essential medicines to the populations who need them most.
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The World Economic Forum: Its Past and Present
governance

The World Economic Forum: Its Past and Present

https://miromico.ch/world-economic-forum-2020/?lang=en Every January, the world’s attention turns to the small Swiss town of Davos, as societal elites gather for the World Economic Forum (WEF). This meeting of
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GRC Insights Project Spotlight: La Esperanza Granada
Kellogg

GRC Insights Project Spotlight: La Esperanza Granada

In this episode, we interview Eva Jacobs, a junior at Northwestern University and the project-lead of the Kellogg GRC project team working with LEG. We explore volunteerism and how organizations like LEG obtain
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A Perspective of COVID from University Students
Kellogg

A Perspective of COVID from University Students

In this podcast, we discuss COVID's ongoing evolution and implications from the perspective of university students. Along with a discussion between three members of Northwestern's Global Research and Consulting Organization concerning COVID, we
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Shoes for Social Impact: An Interview with the Chief Strategy and Impact Officer of TOMS
ESG

Shoes for Social Impact: An Interview with the Chief Strategy and Impact Officer of TOMS

When I was ten years old, my mom and I purchased matching navy blue and floral shoes from TOMS.  I was elated; I thought it was cool to match with my mom, but
The Movement for Agricultural Reform in India
Development

The Movement for Agricultural Reform in India

Economists generally agree that India’s agricultural sector needs reform, starting with reducing incentives to produce crops like rice and wheat. As of September 2020, 70 million tons of rice and wheat were
The Future of the Keystone Pipeline
ESG

The Future of the Keystone Pipeline

Source: Mother Jones.The election of Joseph R. Biden in early November will return to the normal diplomatic and economic relationship between Canada and the United States from the “America First” policy implemented
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Trends in Education in Typically Academically-Focused Countries
Education

Trends in Education in Typically Academically-Focused Countries

Credits: HomeTutors, SingaporeIt was a special day in Singapore for twelve-year-old children and their parents on November 25, 2020. This day marked a milestone for many of these students, and for some, it
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Fracking: Its History in the US and Its Impacts on Climate Change
Climate Change

Fracking: Its History in the US and Its Impacts on Climate Change

Credit: Forbes.What is Fracking? Fracking is a drilling technique that allows oil and natural gas to be produced. Processes similar to fracking have been around since the 1860s. It was first used
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Green Hydrogen: Fuel of the Future?
Energy

Green Hydrogen: Fuel of the Future?

Source: H2 View Scientists are certain that without drastic countermeasures and new technology, global warming will continue to cause ever more disruptive environmental, economic and social disasters. Furthermore, current research emphasizes that to
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Telemedicine: From Face-to-Face to Interface
Technology

Telemedicine: From Face-to-Face to Interface

The re-energized advent of telemedicine has opened doors to additional opportunities that will not only reduce exposure to COVID-19 and mitigate strains on hospital systems, but also expand access to healthcare and improve overall health outcomes for years to come.
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Impact Investment in Argentina: From "Growth Disaster" to High Growth State?
Impact Investing

Impact Investment in Argentina: From "Growth Disaster" to High Growth State?

Argentina has been known as a “growth disaster” due to its decades-long economic stagnation despite promising growth trends in the early 20th century. In the first few years of the 1900s, Argentina’s
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Why is American Healthcare so expensive?
Development

Why is American Healthcare so expensive?

Source: Forbes$3.6 trillion or 17.7% of America’s GDP is spent on healthcare every year – nearly twice that of the average OECD country.(1)(2) Despite this, Americans do not
The Forgotten Pandemic: The Rise of STDs during COVID-19
Global Health

The Forgotten Pandemic: The Rise of STDs during COVID-19

Credit: womenshealth.govThe COVID-19 pandemic has overtaken the world, radically changing the nature of healthcare and treatment, disrupting daily life, and causing widespread illness and panic. As the world’s focus has shifted
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An Epidemic Inside of a Pandemic: How COVID-19 has impacted the Ongoing Opioid Crisis
COVID-19

An Epidemic Inside of a Pandemic: How COVID-19 has impacted the Ongoing Opioid Crisis

Source: KVC Health SystemsNearly three-quarters of a million people have died due to the opioid epidemic from 1999 to 2018 (1). This crisis has affected individuals throughout the entire economic and geographic spectrum
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