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**UPDATED: I Use ‘Play’ to Churn Out a New Crop of Creative African Leaders

**UPDATED: I Use ‘Play’ to Churn Out a New Crop of Creative African Leaders

Who am I? “I am 43 years-old, I live in Dakar, Senegal, and I believe African children are the solution to the problems of development in Africa. As a former educator, I saw the gap between education and creativity, critical thinking and development. I noticed that we weren’t teaching African children what they needed to become leaders and builders(…)

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An Israel-based Storyteller Promoting Peace in the Middle East

An Israel-based Storyteller Promoting Peace in the Middle East

Who am I? My name is Sarah Arnd Linder.  I am Jewish (my father is Israeli and my mother is Danish), and I’ve been living in Israel for the past nine years. I never thought I’d move here, but I came here for school and almost immediately became interested in the gender aspect of the conflict(…)

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#WhatIf We Invested in Girls’ & Women’s Potential This Holiday Season?

#WhatIf We Invested in Girls’ & Women’s Potential This Holiday Season?

The world we’re growing up in today is more connected than ever. What better way to use this environment than to unite to empower girls and women around the world, making sure that each and every one of them can exercise the same basic human rights that many of us take for granted? Of the(…)

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Creating Art And Weaving Magic: Shilo Shiv Suleman’s Art Is Changing The World

Creating Art And Weaving Magic: Shilo Shiv Suleman’s Art Is Changing The World

If you see a beautiful young girl perched up on a ladder, her hair down with a beautiful plumeria (frangipani) tucked delicately behind her ear, painting a street wall, you might be looking at Shilo Shiv Suleman. A visual artist, illustrator, digital storyteller, animator and passionate human being, Shilo, 25, has been called the new(…)

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