Why are we intentionally making things so much harder for those who already have more to deal with because of their disabilities, injuries, and/or limitations? It's just like kicking someone when they are already down!
Since its independence, India has had major revolutions -- the primary ones being the green revolution and the dotcom revolution. But none of them has excited and energized the whole country as the ongoing broom revolution.
Seeing McQueen jumping up and down after giving his acceptance speech was both slightly amusing but very much more heartwarming. At that moment, he was well aware of the fact that he (along with his writing staff and fellow producers) had shattered previous all-white domination of this category.
I am as such much more interested in the question of "how" than of "what." How can we truly hear our students? How do reciprocal partnerships look and work? How do youth engage in their own learning? How is equality sustainability?
After two years of deploying every considered option, I was on a road to nowhere, all because I needed to find a way to acquire a wheelchair accessible vehicle now that I am permanently wheelchair bound.
Although many women choose to leave their careers only for a short time and want to return to work, when these professionals make a decision to comeback, they face huge opposition and a cold attitude from employers and therefore, opportunities for them are very limited.
Philanthropic giving by foundations has been and continues to be an important contribution to social, economic and environmental justice here and abroad. Yet, foundations are unnecessarily limiting themselves.
Starting a revolution is one thing, but persevering to the finish with dignity and some measure of peace is another feat entirely. Whether you are out to change the world or launch a new company, this work is not for the faint of heart.
Charities also need to find a way to assess their work in a manner that does justice to its complexity, and then translate what they learn into an account that will have meaning and power for individual donors.
Once upon a time, big philanthropy worked like this: After decades of building a great fortune (because it used to take decades), a titan of industry would create a major foundation late in life and, not long after, would pass from the scene.