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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

Apr 22 2018

British businesses embrace profits with a purpose

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Like many combat veterans, Steve Hammond struggled for years after returning to civilian life, battling physical injuries that made it difficult to find a job and left him contemplating suicide.

Apr 18 2018

Buy a pencil, educate a child: British firms boost spending on businesses doing good

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A campaign to boost British businesses with a social mission has attracted major names, from banking to pharmaceuticals, but is far from its goal of channeling 1 billion pounds ($1.4 billion) into the sector by 2020, its founders said on Wednesday.

Apr 11 2018

Interview: U.S. entrepreneur wins award for making government 'less insulting'

OXFORD (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Jennifer Pahlka believes that coding can help deliver a better U.S. government that works to help reformed felons earn an honest living and public servants frustrated by poor technology.

Apr 10 2018

A peaceful world requires more women politicians, says former U.S. president

OXFORD (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Discrimination against women and girls is a more pressing global challenge than disparities in income between the rich and the poor, former U.S. president Jimmy Carter said on Tuesday.

Apr 06 2018

Saving the world: the 'new normal' for finance?

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Amit Bouri is evangelical that members of his network, and many more like them, can right the wrongs of the world using the muscle of their money.

Apr 02 2018

Ebay billionaire keeps #MeToo moving by donating millions

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A website that makes reporting sexual assault easier is one of six organizations gifted $7.5 million by an Ebay billionaire in order to ramp up their effectiveness.

Mar 28 2018

Making U.S. tech firms more diverse; it's as easy as BGC

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When 13-year-old Rebecca Taylor attended her first Black Girls Code session in California in 2013, it was a revelation.

Mar 27 2018

Chewed up, spat out, recycled: the British inventor turning gum into gold

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - What does the world spend about 25 billion dollars on each year, only to throw it away?

Mar 26 2018

Could chocolate brownies boost U.S. businesses seeking to do good?

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Usually chocolate brownies come with a health warning but the head of a leading U.S. support group for businesses seeking to tackle social problems is hoping they can do some good by spreading the word about social enterprise.

Mar 20 2018

Twitter failing women as online abuse flourishes, says Amnesty

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Many women cannot express themselves freely on Twitter without fear of violence or abuse, Amnesty International said on Wednesday, even though the #MeToo campaign has helped women to speak out.

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