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Travel, The Greatest Educator!

Caroline Hart | Posted 02.12.2016 | Travel
Caroline Hart

When I was very young growing up in England back in the 60's and 70's I was so lucky to have parents who loved to travel and at the time I didn't realize it but they were giving me the best of educations too!

14 Stunning Photos That Embrace Our Uniquely Beautiful Features

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 02.14.2016 | Style

Why is it so much easier to celebrate the beauty of others than it is to recognize our own unique traits? And when we do notice something different ab...

The World Culture Festival: Why we cannot Afford to keep Culture Under the Radar Any More

Shalini Parekh | Posted 02.12.2016 | World
Shalini Parekh

The line crackled and faded. I had gauged that my son -- who on a recent birthday had joined the ranks of adults -- was calling from Udaipur, my homet...

This Week In Normalization: Oscar Nominees Are Very White But Everyone's An African

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 02.12.2016 | Entertainment

In March, Shonda Rhimes said that she hates the word "diversity" because it suggests something "rare." The woman celebrated for "diversifying" ABC's T...

Forget the Oscars. Why Aren't We Angry About the Lack of Diversity in the Entrepreneurial World?

Cathy Belk | Posted 02.11.2016 | Business
Cathy Belk

Any industry or economy that leaves more than half the team on the bench will never be as strong as it could and should be.

Uniqueness in the Queer Community Losing Out to Cookie-Cutter Uniformity

Peter C. Frank | Posted 02.11.2016 | Queer Voices
Peter C. Frank

When did we shift from celebrating our diversity to enshrining who we, the queer community, are in such a cookie-cutter definition? Further, when did we, as a democratic society, become unable to deal with differing viewpoints, where anything other than the gospel of what one person dictates becomes an attack?

Herieth Paul Is Maybelline’s Newest Face And We're SO EXCITED.

The Huffington Post | Chanel Parks | Posted 02.12.2016 | Style

Model Herieth Paul is Maybelline's newest global spokesmodel, and we couldn't be more excited. She joins Jourdan Dunn as one of Maybelline's faces of ...

Celebrating Humanity Through the World's Culture

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar | Posted 02.11.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

The human race has many achievements to its credit. Today, we take many things for granted that a few generations earlier, nobody had imagined. We are now able to clone living beings and reach anybody in the world instantly. But there are still things that we do not have clear answers to.

Oregon's Healthy Climate Bill Can Lead the State to Greatness

Simon Tam | Posted 02.10.2016 | Politics
Simon Tam

While attention is focused on one battleground state after another to see which political juggernauts will end up at the presidential ballot box, significant change is making its way through city and state legislatures in Oregon.

Everyday Struggles Of The Straight White Male Improv Comedian No One Talks About

Timothy Dunn | Posted 02.10.2016 | Comedy
Timothy Dunn

Bad things have happened to me in improv? Uhhh...

Donald Trump is Excellent For Millinials and Race Unity

Erika Hardison | Posted 02.10.2016 | Black Voices
Erika Hardison

The internet is embracing this young man named Andrew Joseph Alemao.

Should There Be a Black History Month?

Deborah J. Levine | Posted 02.09.2016 | Black Voices
Deborah J. Levine

The debate over Black History Month is not new, but it intensified when this year's Oscar nominees were all Caucasian. For the second year in a row, the Oscars earned the hashtag #OscarsSoWhite.

At Last, They Has Arrived!

Robin Hardman | Posted 02.09.2016 | Business
Robin Hardman

A few weeks ago, the American Dialect Society announced the 2015 Word of the Year: the singular "they." (Lest anyone doubt the authority of the Americ...

Why I Became a Passionate Advocate for Women-Led Ventures -- and Why You Should, Too

Joanna L. Krotz | Posted 02.10.2016 | Business
Joanna L. Krotz

Before the turn of the 21st century, during the so-called "second wave" of feminism, I actually drank the Kool-Aid. I thought women could, should ...

WHiP It! Poetry: If You Think I Am Holding On...

Amy Elias, MS | Posted 02.09.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Amy Elias, MS

​If You think I am holding on Then you could think I'd let go And free fall right into my heart. It's crazy, baby, that I never Called you, Baby,...

#BlackTransLivesMatter: Creating Accountability in the HIV Community

Shaan Michael Wade | Posted 02.09.2016 | Black Voices
Shaan Michael Wade

The 2011 Injustice at Every Turn: A Look at Black Respondents in the National Transgender Discrimination Survey exposed the high levels of discriminat...

Robert Rodriguez's Directing Career Has Been All About Diversity

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 02.08.2016 | Latino Voices

Gina Rodriguez has kept her promise to highlight Latino talent in Hollywood through her weekly "Movement Mondays" posts on Instagram. The "Jane The Vi...

To Be or Not To Be ME? That is the question!

Sylvana Storey | Posted 02.08.2016 | Business
Sylvana Storey

Wouldn't our organisations be simpler and happier places to work in if we all just 'fitted' in? If I had a pound for every time an organisation quest...

Democracy, Diversity, Dissent and Human Rights Necessitate Freedom of Expression and Assembly

Noam Schimmel | Posted 02.08.2016 | Politics
Noam Schimmel

At the heart of the moral and political tensions depicted in Andrew Anthony's recent article in The Observer, 'Is Free Speech in British Universities ...

What Do LGBTQ Rights Have to Do With Black Lives Matter?

Brandon Kneefel | Posted 02.09.2016 | Queer Voices
Brandon Kneefel

The point in discussing root cause is not for an academic volley, but to begin the work to treat the issue at the root.

5 Tips on the Path to Leverage an Enterprise's Global Diverse Talent Pool

Lolita Taub | Posted 02.08.2016 | Business
Lolita Taub

To leverage our talent pools to their maximum levels, diversity at the intersectional individual level must be nurtured. To do so, it is essential to acknowledge, accept, and embrace: physical, mental, and emotional diversity. But how can an enterprise do so?

Here's the Problem with New York's Young Professionals

Gil Kazimirov | Posted 02.08.2016 | New York
Gil Kazimirov

We, young professionals, are an anxious, anxious group of kids. More than a decade of high-pressured test taking developed within us a compulsion to prove ourselves to ourselves and to others.

The NAACP Image Awards Show The Oscars What It's Missing

The Huffington Post | Lilly Workneh | Posted 02.08.2016 | Black Voices

The 47th NAACP Image Awards boasted an all-star list of winners and brought out the best of black excellence Friday night. It was a big evening for A...

Move the Ball: Testing the Rooney Rule to Increase Diversity Within the Legal Profession

Tamesha Keel | Posted 02.08.2016 | Impact
Tamesha Keel

Diversity and the lack thereof has remained a hot topic at every turn. From sports and entertainment, academia, to legal and tech industries, the data illustrates the sobering reality that more work remains to be done to attain truly diverse and inclusive environments within our global society. Therefore, it is imperative to move beyond discourse to action.

Good Karma at the Workplace: Positive Energy Produces Stellar Results

O'Brien Browne | Posted 02.05.2016 | Business
O'Brien Browne

A vital yet intangible element of all healthy and well-performing workplaces is the presence of good karma or, if you prefer, positive energy.