The escalation of tension among the American-Muslim community is an opportunity for us to once more examine the role of religion in society from a multi-disciplinary lens. It is an opportunity to reject the simplistic and sensational narrative that is leading to a cycle of violence.
The world is actually getting better. Fifteen years into the 21st century, life on the whole has improved for a great deal of humanity. Access to basic needs like food, shelter, water, education and work has improved.
This agenda is designed to be 'a plan of action of the people for the people' and will be the leading global development policy of the next 15 years.
I have participated in CIO thought leadership panels with all four extraordinary CIOs named above, including recent collaboration with Diane Doersch. Diane is a brilliant technologist and digital change agent. She is also a passionate advocate for women in technology.
Attending the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) summit in New York is an amazing opportunity that the Wellbeing Foundation Africa (WBFA) and I have been honoured to accept for the fourth year in a row.
Get ready for some serious girl talk, because this month, you won't be able to avoid it. The documentary about heroic young Malala comes out this weekend, Tuesday is international girls day, and October is breast cancer awareness month.
I was always pro-choice, but before this experience I was wishy-washy about late-term abortion -- even with my adjacent medical knowledge.
Diversity committees, rather than giving people a seat at the table and promoting dialogue put folks at a separate one. To champion diversity it needs to be a strategic priority for those at the top.
We've all heard and read about how Halloween has notoriously been a holiday where women are viewed as objects and retailers market "sexy xyz" costumes to them. We present an alternative. We're asking women to #ReclaimHalloween, and celebrate their own version of sexy: women who live from the inside out.
In the age of awakening and empowerment we often mistake an empowered woman with a negative and unattainable image. Hardly this is the case. Here is a list of the traits and behaviors an empowered woman holds and lives by.
LeanIn.Org and McKinsey & Company found in their major new study-- with almost 30,000 employees across 118 companies that women's odds of advancement are 15% lower than men's.
The loss of my fertility is not going to define me. I do not want people to feel bad for me. I don't want people to question why I need to do IVF because I got pregnant so quickly the first time. I don't need questions about everything we have tried.
Emboldened by recent legislative incursions into gynecology, the GOP may soon look for other ways to practice medicine without a license. Why not meddle in transfusion medicine next?
On behalf of my sisters, I ask you to utter these three simple words, "I am sorry." Why? When you violate the mind and body of even one sister, you violate the collective soul of our entire sisterhood.
You are not here to just go to work, pay bills, change diapers and die. (Yes, super dramatic sorry) We all have dreams. Most of us have BIG dreams! If you felt connected and empowered would you have the courage to make your dreams a reality?
Did you know that everything in your life is perfect, just the way it is, right now, without changing anything at all? WITHOUT DOING MORE, OR BETTER,...