Will be checking out the group Ashoka more thoroughly!
"Changemakers are people who can see the patterns around them, identify the problems in any situation, figure out ways to solve the problem, organize fluid teams, lead collective action and then continually adapt as situations change."
This is what we need.
"Bill Drayton invented the term “social entrepreneur” and founded Ashoka, the organization that supports 3,500 of them in 93 countries... Drayton believes we’re in the middle of a necessary but painful historical transition."
"... “cognitive empathy-based living for the good of all.” Cognitive empathy is the ability to perceive how people are feeling in evolving circumstances... Millions of people already live with this mind-set. But a lot of people still inhabit the world of following rules and repetitive skills." ... See MoreSee Less
“If Democrats win the House in November, 35 women are poised to lead committees and subcommittees in the next Congress — an historically high figure that would put female lawmakers in the driver's seat for some of the most pressing issues facing Congress and the country.” ... See MoreSee Less
If Democrats win the House in November, 35 women are poised to lead committees and subcommittees in the next Congress — an historically high figure that would put female lawmakers in the driver's seat for
A post about plastic reaching our seas. Did you know that in the Philippines, one city has dumped its garbage on a beach for the past 50 years?!
It all starts with awareness, sisters. Take a moment to brush up on the facts! Thanks to our guest blogger, Wendy of Itsafishthing, for the eye-opener! #plastic #plasticpollutes #plasticocean ... See MoreSee Less
Monica Brinkman (above right) is not your typical environmental activist. Born in Ontario, Canada, Monica is a mosaic artist that grew up in Beaconsfield near Montréal. Her work is at the intersection of art and craft using a variety of materials, colors and textures. Through stained glass, ceramic...
"The United States shot up in the rankings after tying joint third with Syria when respondents were asked which was the most dangerous country for women in terms of sexual violence including rape, sexual harassment, coercion into sex and the lack of access to justice in rape cases." ... See MoreSee Less
The 10 Most Dangerous Countries For Women By Thomson Reuters Foundation | Jul 12, 2018 Seven years ago a Thomson Reuters Foundation experts’ survey found the five most dangerous countries for women were Afghanistan, Democratic Republic of Congo, Pakistan, India, and Somalia. This year we set out t...