Inside the Colorful Mind of a Man Banned from Apple's App Store

Benjamin Poynter sees the world in a very unique way. A quick browse of his site will instantly reveal a bold, distinct, and technologically inspired manner of interpreting the world around him. What may be hard to put into words for some, Benjamin lays out in detail, often in a complex, prose-like manner. His art takes a… Read more »

We're hiring for our Half the Sky team!

Experienced in digital and interested in being part of the solution to assist women and girls worldwide? Pulitzer Prize winners Nicholas Kristof (New York Times journalist) and Sheryl WuDunn’s Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide has been a best-selling book, subject of a PBS primetime special and is now the source… Read more »

The Margaret Mead Film Festival Gets Leveled Up by Games for Change

The American Museum of Natural History is home to the annual Margaret Mead Film Festival Image © AMNH/Roderick MickensCreating a film festival in the name of Margaret Mead, one of America’s leading cultural anthropologists, is no easy task. With every successful year, the American Museum of Natural History curates a powerful and exciting collection of… Read more »

Creating social commentary, one comic strip at a time

Steven Liang wants to change how we learn language, create public discourse, and create the means for more people to become content creators. At first blush, his Facebook app Wititudes, seems like a basic image meme creator. Behind the wide array of images to play with, lies a game-like structure meant to spur discussion, promote… Read more »

Ken Eklund on Crowdsourcing the Future of Education with Games

The actors behind “Ed Zed Omega”The following is a guest post by Josh Spiro, a new member of the Ed Zed Omega team, and a games for change blogger. School has a powerful ability to unite and divide us. It’s a common experience that almost everyone has had at one point in their lives; often… Read more »

"A Fitting" game to explore body image

At one point in your life, you may have tried chemically altering your hair, tried on a pair of pants that were way too tight, or focused more on fashion over function. All for the goal of achieving a specific look. Many of us partake in these practices to achieve a standard of beauty in… Read more »