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Entries by Rahim Kanani from 11/2010

An Interview with Karen Sherman of Women for Women International

| Posted 11.01.2010 | Impact

Last fall, our work in the Democratic Republic of Congo was highlighted on Oprah, and we grew from approximately 28,000 women being served to nearly 45,000 women in our programs.

A Global Interfaith Initiative to Change the World

| Posted 11.02.2010 | Religion

More than two thirds of the world's population - over four billion people - identify with one religion or another. Imagine the motivational energy of these four billion people used as a positive force for global social change.

An In-depth Discussion with Esther Nelson of the Boston Lyric Opera

| Posted 11.04.2010 | Arts

Opera is the only remaining music theater that relies on the natural sound of the human voice without amplification, accompanied by live musicians.

Lawrence Bacow, President of Tufts University, on the School's Evolution, Globalization, Social Impact, and Much, Much More

| Posted 11.05.2010 | College

You'll find Fletcher alumni in the embassies of literally every nation in the world. You'll sometimes find them as the heads of state. One interesting illustration of this was when the Dean of Fletcher and I went to Beijing a couple of years back. At the time, we had 12 Fletcher alumni who held ambassadorial rank in Beijing.

Tony Blair on Interfaith Dialogue, Education and Globalization

| Posted 11.10.2010 | Religion

Religious faith has a major part to play in shaping the values which guide the modern world. It can and should be a force for progress. I also think that understanding our increasingly globalized world today requires an understanding of religion and people of religious faith.

Al Qaeda's Religious Justification of Nuclear Weapons

| Posted 11.19.2010 | World

This is an excerpt from an upcoming research report examining the debate within Muslim societies on the use of weapons of mass destruction (WMD). This particular section warns of a heightened risk of another Al Qaeda attack.

An In-Depth Interview with William Graham, Dean of Harvard Divinity School and Professor of Middle Eastern Studies

| Posted 11.22.2010 | Religion

What is really needed is to integrate the study of major world cultural and religious traditions into the basic fabric of undergraduate education.

Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) Director Glenn Lowry on Growth, Leadership, and Success

| Posted 11.30.2010 | Arts

Over the last couple of years, anyone involved in a cultural enterprise has had to deal with recalibrating in an environment of substantially diminished resources and flat growth.