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Check this out: One Month with the Himba

I love this raw take of life amongst Himba women, written and photographed by Alegra Ally. A culture so preserved, but visibly starting to crack… take it in now! One … Continue reading

October 31, 2014 · Leave a comment

Check this out: ‘To Kill a Sparrow’

I am sharing this video and article for two reasons: 1. It’s important that we don’t forget about the reality of life in places much different from our own. This … Continue reading

October 25, 2014 · Leave a comment

Check this out: A Healthy Cycle for Austin’s Compost Scene

This is awesome! Not only are people in Austin, Texas promoting composting, but they are coming full circle by having bicycles carry the compostable material from homes to compost sites. … Continue reading

October 24, 2014 · Leave a comment

Check this out: The Indigenous People’s Movement in Canada

This isn’t the best-written article ever (it covers multiple topics very quickly), but the topic is very important regardless. Aboriginal or indigenous peoples are traditionally overpowered by their oppressive governments … Continue reading

October 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

Check this out: Vending Machines Go Farm Fresh

Stoked for this day to come… when fresh food vending machines are found nationwide in the U.S. Seems like Asian countries are already on it! (not surprising, really) Vending Machines … Continue reading

October 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

Icon Person: Alice Guy

First this will make you pissed. Then you will be proud. Alice Guy was conveniently wiped from the history books. She was the first woman director (in 1896, La Fée … Continue reading

October 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

Check this out: The incredible economic potential of sending money home

OK, guys. This is super serious. It is about time that we put some pressure on money wiring companies such as Western Union. Mr. Dilip Ratha, economist at the World … Continue reading

October 20, 2014 · Leave a comment

Suggested Internet Reading

How is everyone doing? Fall weather is upon you, Americans and Europeans! Cherish it because it always seems to go by too fast. Here, we are getting rain and rain … Continue reading

October 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

Check this out: A Healthy Improvement to School Fundraisers

I am OBSESSED with this idea!! What could be better than for kids to connect with the local food market while selling goods to raise money for their schools and … Continue reading

October 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

Check this out: A Headdress Ban Disqualified in Intl. Basketball Competition

Seriously, what next? Why do we live in a world of “no”? Why the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) bans headscarves makes no sense. They say it creates unsafe conditions on … Continue reading

October 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

Check this out: The Debate on Prostitution

This is a really interesting, informed and well-written article from GOOD. It describes the two lines of thinking about how to “fix” prostitution. One way is to make it legal … Continue reading

October 16, 2014 · Leave a comment

Icon Person: Megan Smith (U.S. Chief Technology Officer)

Girl crush alert! Megan Smith is awesome. She has the cutest personality and I love her managing style. I think she is going to make a fantastic U.S. Chief Technology … Continue reading

October 15, 2014 · 1 Comment

Check this out: Woman-Run Business Helping Other Women-Led Businesses

Roslyn S. Jaffe founded Dressbarn in 1962 with her husband, which eventually turned into Ascena Retail Group with five brands under its name. She is now the Director Emeritus of … Continue reading

October 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

Check this out: End Sex-Testing of Female Athletes

I didn’t even know this occurs. Did you? My question is, do we test men for having too much natural testosterone and ban them if their natural levels are too … Continue reading

October 13, 2014 · Leave a comment
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