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Jeff Mason is a White House Correspondent for Reuters and the 2016-2017 president of the White House Correspondents’ Association. He was the lead Reuters correspondent for President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign and interviewed the president at the White House in 2015. Jeff has been based in Washington since 2008, when he covered the historic race between Obama, Hillary Clinton and John McCain. Jeff started his career in Frankfurt, Germany, where he covered the airline industry before moving to Brussels, Belgium, where he covered the European Union. He is a Colorado native, proud graduate of Northwestern University and former Fulbright scholar.

Twitter handle: @jeffmason1

Jul 18 2018

Helping refugees proves labor of love in Germany as politics pivots

BERLIN (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - In the light-flooded reception of a community center in east Berlin, Syrians - whose first language is Arabic - practised German, their conversation occasionally punctuated by laughter as they stumbled over a word or mixed up languages.

Jul 17 2018

Business that lends sight to the blind wins tech award

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A phone app that enables blind people to video call sighted volunteers to help them won a technology award on Tuesday, amid growing interest in businesses that support vulnerable groups.

Jul 13 2018

UBS puts Indian girls into school - and makes a profit

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - An innovative financial tool aimed at increasing the number of girls in school in India and improving education has exceeded its targets, triggering a large payout, said the investor UBS Optimus Foundation on Friday.

Jul 11 2018

Most people think world is more dangerous than two years ago: survey

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Most people think the world is more dangerous today than it was two years ago as concerns rise over politically motivated violence and weapons of mass destruction, according to a survey released on Tuesday.

Jul 10 2018

Libyan food delivery service looks to serve up gender equality

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Fatima Nasser's new business had barely got off the ground when she was accused of being a foreign spy for giving women employment opportunities in Libya, her war-torn home country.

Jul 03 2018

Britain trials virtual reality time travel to combat dementia

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - About 100 dementia sufferers in Britain will take part in government-backed trials using virtual reality to help recall lost memories, the firm behind the technology said on Tuesday.

Jun 27 2018

Soccer innovators use the beautiful game to do good

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Far from the hullabaloo of the World Cup in Russia, innovators are using the universal appeal of soccer to set up businesses that do good.

Jun 18 2018

Millennials pressure Britain into making pension billions do more good

LONDON, June 18 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Pension companies will have to reveal the social and environmental impact of the billions they invest on behalf of those saving for their retirement under new rules prompted by demand from millennials, Britain announced on Monday.

Jun 14 2018

Lonely Planet founder wants to change the world - through business

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The man who brought backpacking to the masses is now banking on business to make the world a better place.

Jun 11 2018

Young entrepreneurs motivated by purpose, not just profit

LONDON, June 12 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The new generation of global entrepreneurs is going into business motivated by purpose rather than just profit, according to research by the HSBC banking group released on Tuesday.

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