May 18, 2023

Ukraine’s growing defense tech prowess can help defeat Russia

By Mykhailo Fedorov

While Russia relies on the brute force of artillery bombardments and human wave tactics, Ukraine is waging an innovative form of warfare that utilizes a range of highly creative tech solutions, writes Mykhailo Fedorov.

Conflict Defense Industry


May 3, 2023

How Pakistani women use technology solutions to overcome barriers to entrepreneurship

By Fatimata Ndiaye, Ishani Srivastava, Estelle Thomas, and Yiran Zha

A field study of women entrepreneurs in urban Pakistan, commissioned by the South Asia Center in conjunction with Johns Hopkins University and the American Pakistan Foundation, revealed how technology solutions can support women to jumpstart their entrepreneurial ventures.

Entrepreneurship Pakistan


Apr 12, 2023

Impact investing can help rebuild an inclusive, resilient Turkey after the earthquakes

By Selen Ucak

In the wake of Turkey's devastating earthquakes, investing in sustainable solutions for the displaced is crucial.

Entrepreneurship Inclusive Growth

In the News

Mar 13, 2023

Sullivan quoted in Arab News on Saudi Arabia’s carbon capture

Economy & Business Energy & Environment


Mar 3, 2023

Critical connectivity: Reducing the price of data in African markets

By Aubrey Hruby

This report analyzes the current state of the digital transformation in Africa and outlines how affordable and accessible data is imperative for further development.

Africa Digital Policy


Feb 9, 2023

Vladimir Putin must not be allowed to bankrupt the Ukrainian breadbasket

By Andriy Vadaturskyy

Ukraine's strategically crucial agricultural sector has been hard hit by the full-scale Russian invasion of the country and desperately needs international support in order to survive in wartime conditions, writes Andriy Vadaturskyy.

Conflict Economy & Business


Feb 1, 2023

Ukrainian SMEs hold the key to the country’s economic revival

By Seba Salim, Sarah Page

There is still no end in sight to the Russian invasion of Ukraine but the international community must not delay efforts to revive Ukraine's economy by supporting the country's vibrant SME sector.

Conflict Economy & Business


Jan 12, 2023

Post-war Ukraine needs a smart digital transformation strategy

By Anatoly Motkin

The war with Russia is far from over but it is important to begin looking ahead and setting the stage for Ukraine's post-war digital transformation, writes StrategEast Center president Anatoly Motkin.

Civil Society Conflict


Oct 21, 2022

Ukraine’s growing tech sector offers hope amid wartime economic pain

By Dathan Duplichen

Ukraine's tech sector offers a rare glimmer of light amid the economic gloom of Russia's ongoing invasion with Ukrainian IT industry export revenues actually up by 23% during the first six months of 2022.

Conflict Digital Policy


Oct 3, 2022

Pakistan sees growing culture of innovation amid tech startup boom

By Hamna Tariq and Uzair Younus

A tightening global macro environment coupled with increasing domestic political instability is a cause of concern for the sector, especially the domestic startup economy.

Economy & Business Entrepreneurship