Exploring the UN Sustainable Development Goals — Goal 6: Clean Water and Sanitation

Did you know that more than a quarter of the world’s population does not have access to clean drinking water, and nearly half do not have access to basic sanitation? This is why the United Nations has made it a priority to address this issue through Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) #6 Clean Water and Sanitation, which aims to ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all by 2030.

What we’ve been up to lately: community engagement in Coraopolis, connecting AI for good, and more

This year has already been an eventful and exciting time at the Penn State Center Pittsburgh as the team continues to collaborate with students, faculty, and partners to make a positive impact on the city. Let’s take a closer look at some of the projects and programs that the team has been working on this year, and how they are supporting sustainable and equitable communities.

Exploring the UN Sustainable Development Goals — Goal 5: Gender Equality

The fifth UN SDG is to achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls. This goal is imperative in the progress toward many of the other SDGs and lays the foundation for a healthy, sustainable, and thriving society. We recently talked to Rebecca Geiger, assistant director of the Penn State Gender Equity Center, to better understand this topic and how we all might be able to play a part in achieving this goal.