Office For Civil Society,
There is a role that we all have to play in responding to the changing skills needs that we will continue to face, and the diversity of the sector will mean that different organisations will need to reflect on these broader themes and identify priorities and appropriate solutions that work for them.
The Internet has done much to level the playing field for people looking to launch businesses and even more so those looking to grow them, but there is still some ways to go in terms of removing the blinds of a perceived Web-based utopia.
Though Shodo laughingly dismisses any comparisons to Ghandi or King, she believes that most of us understand that we are in trouble. We may not be scientists, but we see and hear the scientists' warnings that our actions are quickly pushing the climate out of balance.
What if our pomp and circumstance is not only meant to celebrate our past but also inaugurate our future?
As the report points out, more poor people now live in suburbs than in central cities. There is both "good news" and "bad news" in this trend.
Millennials -- in addition to being self-centered and technologically savvy -- are leading with purpose, getting in shape, caring for others, exploring new frontiers, and building the foundations for a better tomorrow.
Schools around the globe are beginning to look critically at the role of entrepreneurship in their curriculum. Along the way, students are exposed to the notion that risk-taking is good.
I remember the first time I prepared to go to Haiti -- I told an acquaintance about the trip and they responded with a sincerely puzzled, "why are you going there?" I didn't have a good answer other than that it felt right to take action.
As we have learned anew, tornadoes are indiscriminate terrors, but they cannot match the reservoirs of compassion we tap in moments like these.
Our young people desperately want the chance to participate in and lead our nation's economic and cultural revival. They're up for the challenges that they're going to inherit. It only remains for us to present the path to address them.
The important thing to know is that children take their coping cues from us, the trusted adults in their lives. This isn't to say that we should cover our emotions. Not at all. Rather, we need to model healthy coping mechanisms for our children.
Creating even one job for those otherwise left-behind is helping. And if you cannot create a job, sponsor a business internship. In most cases, we can all do something. When you do this you are joining a unique club of American job creators.
This weekend my Battalion tossed the Army-provided training out the window and instead chose to play the documentary The Invisible War. What played out that Sunday morning was the single most amazing experience I have had in my 10+ year military career.
In Star Trek Into Darkness, Spock claims he can choose whether or not to feel an emotion. Can humans chose how to feel or is this simply a Vulcan thing? The answer is that people can often act in a Vulcan manner and choose their feelings.
When a child of a loved one dies you may feel helpless and ill at ease. You can help, though.
Cisco Networking Academy,
Hero 2 Hired,
Us It Pipeline,
Warrior To Cyber Warrior,
Today, I am working for Cisco Systems as a Network Consulting Engineer, using my knowledge of cyber security, my security clearance, and past experiences from the military all in one place. And it all began with taking the first step and signing up for a program that was there to assist a transitioning veteran such as myself.
The images of red light districts are burned into the collective mind: seedy, dark, unsavory places where people go to do unsavory things with filthy women. In India, specifically, poor, minority, and low caste girls are vulnerable to being forced into sex trafficking.
The land is green, rolling and gentle-seeming in the way only places far from home can seem. Valleys are carved into the ground, covered in carpets of silky grass and steadfast moss.
As students across the country wait in anticipation for that final bell to ring, I think it's important to ask: what will they be up to this summer? And is the time away from learning worth the price that many of them will pay tomorrow?
On Saturday, lawmakers in Afghanistan's parliament refused to vote on the Law on the Elimination of Violence Against Women. Yet, read any of the poems or stories on the Afghan Women's Writing Project website, and you will be filled with hope.