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Hot Words: “Committee of One”

Hot Words: “Committee of One”

Committee of One, Making a Difference, One Life at a Time (Matriarch Press, 2012) “When I married a retired hydrologist, I had no idea how our travels to the Middle East would change my perspective. Initially interested in the fine crafts of the area, I was led to Leila Wahbeh. The day I met her was(…)

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The Many Currencies of a Brazilian Feminist…

The Many Currencies of a Brazilian Feminist…

I came here to confess something from the bottom of my broken…wallet. I am a journalist who exchanged newsrooms and the long hours before deadlines to follow my principles and passion. Yeah…I am one of those people. I used to write about fashion, until the day I realized that it was much more interesting to(…)

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Wanna Spend the Next Six Months in India Making a Difference?

Wanna Spend the Next Six Months in India Making a Difference?

We love the IDEX Accelerator! It helps those without much training in social entrepreneurship learn the ropes and get practical experience on the ground in some of our fave cities in India….Mumbai, Bangalore and Hyderabad. As a fellow, you are placed with a thriving local social enterprise, and you work for six months helping the(…)

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Empowering Girls to Engage in Social Innovations

Empowering Girls to Engage in Social Innovations

Check out my post on UNICEF’s Girl Education Initiative Blog…. 20 November 2013 – A few weeks ago, I attended el festival internacional de innovacion social in Santiago, Chile, which over the course of four days in locales that crossed the city, brought social change superstar activists, revolutionary musicians, thought leaders, and of course – innovators –(…)

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