Women Ending Wars That Men Have Started – Guest post by Hind Kabawat

Yasmine, a beautiful young Yemeni girl hugged me before I left Brussels this morning and told me with tears in her eyes, “I hope we meet again – You never know.” Perhaps one day we will meet in Syria or Yemen. I spent the last few days in Brussels, where the European Union held a […]

Human Rights Are Relevant to All of Us, Every Day

Friends — Human rights are relevant to all of us, every day. The UN Declaration of Human Rights, opens with a complex philosophical statement: “Whereas recognition of the inherent dignity and of the equal and inalienable rights of all members of the human family is the foundation of freedom, justice and peace in the world…” Whatever your […]

Five Ways to Conquer Fake News – Combating Extremism

Facts are on the chopping block and if you’re not already worried—you should be. Nearly two-thirds of Americans say they’re having trouble figuring out what’s real and what’s fake on the internet. Identifying facts is getting harder, especially with the bombardment of information tailored to reinforce our opinions. The challenge for all of us, as thoughtful consumers of […]

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The December Dilemma – An Opportunity for Inclusion!

Dear Friends, The winter holiday season often raises questions about workplace inclusivity and accommodation. Perhaps your office is considering which holidays to address, which holiday decorations are appropriate to use, or how to create a holiday or Christmas party that is inclusive to all. Whatever the case may be for you and your company, there’s […]