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Global Citizenship

The Global Search for Education: Good or Bad?

C. M. Rubin | Posted 12.11.2014 | Education
C. M. Rubin

Howard Gardner, world-acclaimed developmental psychologist and author of numerous books on intelligence and creativity, wants us to cultivate Good Grit in every school in the world.

Teach Kids About Africa as if Our Lives Depend Upon It -- and Maybe They Do

Homa Sabet Tavangar | Posted 11.16.2014 | Education
Homa Sabet Tavangar

On top of the shear panic unleashed by the spread of the Ebola virus from West Africa, an astonishing amount of ignorance has reared its ugly head. As some have commented, this ignorance may be more dangerous to millions of people than the actual virus.

The Global Search for Education: How to Lead Well

C. M. Rubin | Posted 10.31.2014 | Education
C. M. Rubin

How do you they lead their people well and subsequently bring about change on a global scale? Andy Hargreaves, Alan Boyle and Alma Harris conducted an extensive seven-year global research study that focused on fifteen high-performing organizations in business, sports and education to find out the answers to these questions.

Maps & Mentors: What I Hope To Learn About Global Citizenship Through The Stories Of Others

Kasha Slavner | Posted 04.12.2014 | Teen
Kasha Slavner

The choices we make have the ability to impact change. I believe that kindness spreads, so choosing to act in this way and to have a positive outlook can create a ripple effect to inspire others as well.

5 Reasons the First Indian-American Crowned Miss America Represents Best Aspirations for Modern America

Homa Sabet Tavangar | Posted 11.16.2013 | Entertainment
Homa Sabet Tavangar

Monday morning I woke up to a fascinating news feed about backlash on the winner, Miss New York, an Indian-American, and a first.

Keep Calm and Carry Forward

Christopher Holshek | Posted 11.21.2012 | World
Christopher Holshek

The violent riots that have been going on at U.S. embassies and other places in the "Arab Spring" countries in particular are certainly cause for alarm, but what's really going on here?

Being Global II: Global Mindset

Gregory Unruh | Posted 06.25.2012 | Business
Gregory Unruh

Developing a global mindset does not come free -- it is something that has to be actively pursued. Smart international corporations are beginning to understand the importance of developing global mindsets within their ranks.

Being Global I: Global Leaders for Global Transformation

Gregory Unruh | Posted 06.18.2012 | Business
Gregory Unruh

Successful global leaders have a curiosity about the world and interest in people different from themselves. This interest inspires visionary initiatives and organizations that span national boundaries.

What A World Citizen Looks Like

Olga Bonfiglio | Posted 05.21.2012 | Travel
Olga Bonfiglio

"My family is a mini-United Nations, but we all come together from all over the world to my house at Thanksgiving to give thanks for our many blessings."

Out of the Streets and Into the Classroom

Christine Horansky | Posted 03.18.2012 | Education
Christine Horansky

The prospects of a nation lie in its youth. In the fight against poverty, educating every child is one of the best investments a country can make.

'The Common Welfare Is Our Business' - Study Shows Link Between Belief And Giving

Katherine Marshall | Posted 02.28.2012 | Religion
Katherine Marshall

That people respond to an appeal to their better nature echoes long-standing evidence that charitable giving is highest among those who count themselves as believers.

One World Youth Project -- Builds Global Citizenship Among Youth Worldwide

Piyush Mangukiya | Posted 12.20.2011 | Impact
Piyush Mangukiya

Youth who do not receive a multicultural education are likely to view the interconnected society and economy as a threat rather than an opportunity.

Why Somalia Matters

Rev. Larry Hollon | Posted 10.04.2011 | World
Rev. Larry Hollon

Somalia is not a distant place on the Horn of Africa, nor is the suffering of the Somali people of no consequence to us. I am called to be concerned and to act.

It's Time for Global Citizenship Education (VIDEO)

Kassidy Brown | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Kassidy Brown

Apart of being an active citizen is being a global citizen. There are many ways one can become educated, but the most obvious one is schooling.

Skype Interview with Josh Silverman on Haiti and Bettering Humanity

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Jim Luce

As you probably know, the multilingual, cross-platform Voice over Internet Protocol, instant messaging, and videoconferencing sensation known as Skype...

What Is Psychological Health in the 21st Century?

Douglas LaBier | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Douglas LaBier

Today's world is an interconnected, interdependent, diverse, unpredictable and unstable global community. And that's created new psychological challenges for everyone, challenges that require a highly proactive mentality.

Why Getting Americans out of the Country Will Help Save the Earth

David Kroodsma | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
David Kroodsma

Traveling and living in abroad is the best way to understand another culture, learn a new language, and grapple with the consequences of global poverty.