Inspired by the courage of these amazing Cambodian people, most of them women, I decided to bring their bravery back to the states by sharing their stories, and actualizing my own.
The common element is death rained down from the sky, and drones take this a step further by leaving the inflictors of it safe back in the States.
While international aid for economic development often fails, business has the potential to bring millions of people out of poverty. For no enterprise is this more true than the unsung $300 billion industry known as Business Process Outsourcing.
For six months I traveled through Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, Thailand, Indonesia and Nepal. I was curious about what it was like to be a woman in all of these places. I began to realize how deeply rooted these gender issues are.
Sokha, a skinny orphan girl in Cambodia used to pick through garbage to survive. But thanks to series of events, she was able to enroll in school and ...
Tuesday turned out to be a wash. A friend said, "Don't lose faith in humanity." I wouldn't, I said. If anything, the diversity of responses to public tragedies, whether disbelief, anger, fear or ambivalence, are reflective of our humanity. There's no singular way to react.
When Cambodia's Khmer Rouge committed genocide from 1975 to 1978, which ultimately took 2 million lives, the U.S. government was slow to allow relief ...
Though it is intrinsically at the heart of what we and our partners do in addressing myriad global health challenges through thoughtful, efficient strategies, today integration is particularly at the fore.
Although demolished trees provide the film its unsettling backdrop, its real focus is the three families, and the meditative rhythm of their lives: hands rooting for potatoes, scythes mowing through swathes of cane, fish cleavers thumping against chopping blocks.
The cultural festival Season of Cambodia introduces New York City to the ancient arts of a Southeast Asian kingdom and to its contemporary artists wor...
On April 4, 2013, the world will mark the 8th annual United Nations International Day of Mine Awareness, a global observance designed to grow the movement to ban anti-personnel landmines, promote disarmament and clearance, and provide victim services.
"History is written by the victors" is a phrase that can often be associated to a post-conflict country. As such, nations must be careful when promoting war tourism, ensuring that they do not blur the line dividing facts and propaganda.
According to the World Health Organization, diarrhea alone kills 2.2 million people each year, and causes 8.5% of all deaths in Southeast Asia -- with children under five being disproportionately affected.
Scott Neeson's life might have been something it would have taken an F.Scott Fitzgerald to capture. As it turns out, this tycoon's story is more inspiring. It underscores, for me, how radically a human being can become someone nearly unrecognizable to the people who once knew him.
In Japan I wandered the pristine halls of Osaka University Hospital, ostensibly charting objective healthcare outcome differences, but really marveling at the anecdotal nuances of difference in ward rounds.