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Perspectives Blog

What works? That’s always the question when tackling the world’s toughest challenges. 

We have answers based on our research and implementation experience. For affordable housing, child trauma and coastal restoration. For universal health coverage, gender equality and blockchain technology. For HIV/AIDS and influenza. And much, much more. Our blogs invite readers to gain insights from our bold thinkers.

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An Interview with Alzira Freitas dos Reis

Zoe Wagner
Zoe Wagner
Senior Communications Consultant, Abt Associates
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Tackling Gender-based Violence Exacerbated by Climate Ch …

Ellen Bomasang
Ellen Bomasang
Principal, Global Equity, Diversity and Inclusion
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Lessons Learned from Private Sector Engagement Across Se …

For two decades, Abt has spearheaded private sector engagement for better development outcomes, …
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Sowing Commercial Interest in Homestead Gardening

As leaders of the Feed the Future Bangladesh Nutrition Activity, we have a large, multifaceted …
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Pathways to Urban Resilience for Indigenous Peoples

Ellen Bomasang
Ellen Bomasang
Principal, Global Equity, Diversity and Inclusion
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Career Pathways as a Strategy to Support Economic Securi …

Today, one in every three people in the United States—and nearly half of all people of color—are …
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Evaluation 2022 Equity Working Group Week: Embedding an …

Laura Peck
Laura Peck, Ph.D.
Principal Scientist, Social & Economic Policy
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Local Climate Action Plans: Centering Equity in Planning …

While climate change is a global issue with widespread implications, its community impacts—on …
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Three Approaches for Improving College Access and Afford …

President Biden recently announced that the federal government will forgive $10,000 in undergraduate …
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After Dobbs v. Jackson: The Desperate Need for Access to …

After the Supreme Court announced it was overturning Roe v. Wade, shock waves were felt across the …
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Guaranteed Income and Avoiding the Benefits Cliff

Hannah Thomas
Hannah Thomas
Senior Associate/Scientist
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How Aid Is Changing—and Global Orgs Should Adapt

Kelly Saldana
Kelly Saldana
Vice President, Systems Strengthening and Resilience