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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

Feb 14 2018

More than 350 million children living in conflict zones, says charity

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - More children than ever before are living in conflict areas and are at risk of death and violence, the charity Save the Children said on Thursday, with Syria, Afghanistan and Somalia the worst countries for young people.

Feb 13 2018

Royal visit to Scotland highlights businesses working with homeless

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Britain's Prince Harry and fiancée Meghan Markle visited a cafe in Scotland on Tuesday dedicated to helping the homeless, highlighting the growing number of businesses striving to tackle social problems as lawmakers backed a new housing policy.

Feb 09 2018

Make money, do good: women and young invest with purpose

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Investors increasingly want more than good returns - they want to do good, too, with women and millennials most likely to buy products that seek to save the world, according to a Swiss bank.

Feb 08 2018

Pink Floyd star drums up funds to help charities reach more people

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Former Pink Floyd drummer Nick Mason has joined a growing list of celebrities investing in businesses that aim to address social problems - by backing a social media tool that helps charities reach a wider audience.

Jan 31 2018

Top London business school to train leaders how to do good

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - One of the world's top business schools in London said on Wednesday that it will set up an institute to tackle challenges facing poor countries - the first of its kind to do so.

Jan 26 2018

Do-good meat: are investors only after their pound of flesh?

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - What do Bill Gates, Richard Branson and Leonardo DiCaprio all have in common?

Jan 18 2018

U.S. experts invent formula that doubles refugees' job chances

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Refugees arriving in the United States could double their chances of finding work with a mathematical formula that decides the best place for them to settle, researchers said on Thursday.

Jan 17 2018

British women lose tens of billions in gender pay gap

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Women in Britain earn almost 140 billion pounds ($195 billion) a year less than men, with many falling into debt or relying on charities for free food, campaigners said on Wednesday.

Jan 17 2018

Britain appoints minister for loneliness amid growing isolation

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Britain has appointed a minister for loneliness to take forward the work of murdered lawmaker Jo Cox and tackle the isolation felt by more than one in ten people in the UK.

Jan 17 2018

Everyone's a winner? How 'impact investing' can make money - and do good

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Rural families in Africa who need access to power and investors seeking a decent return on their money are getting together so everyone prospers. The cherry on the cake? It's good for the environment too.

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