Education and Skilled Workforce Posts
Learning the Subway Was Easy. Finding a New Doctor Was a Different Story.
Everyone deserves a doctor who puts their needs first. But good doctors can be hard to find.
Burness Proudly Supports Freedom of the Press
Freedom of the press is a bedrock principle of democracy. Our work shows why each of us must do our part to protect it.
A Memorial for America’s Servicewomen
Thanks to the Women’s Memorial, the stories of America's servicewomen are being preserved—and told.
Big Brains, Bigger Hearts
In the Siemens Competition, the nation's premier STEM research competition for high schoolers, students' passion to improve the world is what sets them apart.
When Demand for Knowledge Outpaces Supply
As countries abolish primary school fees, they are grappling with how to meet increased demand for education.
A Field Trip to Capitol Hill to Show Afterschool Works
Hundreds of parents, kids and afterschool advocates came together to deliver a clear message to Congress: Afterschool Works.
Afterschool Works, and We Can’t Afford to Lose It
Millions of kids and families—including several Burnessers—have benefited from afterschool programs. Now they're at risk.
Top Colleges Unite to Enroll and Graduate More Talented Low-Income Students
Every year, thousands of high-achieving, lower-income students don’t apply to or enroll in college. 50 top colleges and universities are joining forces to change that.
Introducing Burness 30 for 30
To celebrate Burness' 30th anniversary, we're committing to raising $30,000 for a new computer lab for the the African Education Project, a Zambia-based non-profit founded and led by a former Burnesser.
Preparing a New Generation of Global Citizens
The Stevens Initiative is championing the use of virtual exchange to bring together young people in the United States with their peers from the Middle East and North Africa so that they can learn about the world and about each other.