Tag Archives: Humans

A Courageous Child Stood up for Girls’ Education and Is Changing the World Malala Yousafzai’s Heroic Story Comes to Life at The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis

There are icons in this world–people who accomplish such extraordinary things that we remember their stories long after they have grown up or are gone. At The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis, we feature four such people in “The Power of Children.” Pakistani activist Malala Yousafzai stood up for what she believed in, was attacked and survived to continue her fight for education. The only permanent exhibit in the world dedicated to telling her courageous story opens at the world’s largest children’s museum on Sept. 18, 2021. She is the youngest ever to be awarded the Nobel Peace prize. Continue reading

18Apr/21

Scholar-Activist and Award-winning Playwright-Actress to Address Classes of 2020 and 2021 During Spelman College Commencement Activities

A political activist who is known internationally for her ongoing work to combat all forms of oppression in the U.S. and abroad and the first African woman writer to have a play on Broadway, will address graduates during Spelman College’s commencement celebrations for the classes of 2020 and 2021 in separate, in-person ceremonies on May 16, 2021. Continue reading

23Jun/20

Accelerating Digital Transformation in Zambia : Digital Economy Diagnostic Report

NEW YORK, June 22, 2020 /World Bank/ — Zambia’s seventh national development plan (7NDP) sets ambitious targets for economic growth and poverty reduction. Technology can play an important role as Zambia advances this vision for economic transformation. The introduction of digital systems can also have a transformative effect on government.
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08Jun/20

Black Enterprise CEO: “I Am Tired … The Pandemic Of Racism Must End”

Earl “Butch” Graves, Jr., CEO of Black Enterprise magazine, is speaking out due to civil unrest in the wake of the George Floyd killing, which is part of a trend of deaths of black men at the hands of police. Due to ongoing racial inequities, Graves believes that corporate America must take leadership in providing opportunities and stamping out institutional racism and discrimination. Read more

18May/20

Does Reading the News Lead to Less Anxiety Than Watching It?

More than two months into the COVID-19 pandemic people are starting to get antsy for a return to normalcy. Rami Odeh (Oh-DAY), an author, certified exercise physiologist, personal trainer and corporate presenter, has found that his corporate clients are now seeking his advice on coping strategies they can offer their employees to lessen information overload and feelings of isolation. Read more

09Nov/17

Threats of drug gang violence force Mexican schools to close

CHILAPA, GUERRERO, MEXICO (NOVEMBER 07, 2017) (REUTERS) – Threats by organised criminals against teachers and students have forced around 300 schools to remain closed for 48 days, in some areas of Mexico’s Guerrero state, one of the country’s states that is most plagued by drug-violence, the government has said. Continue reading

14Oct/17

Motion Picture Academy expels movie mogul Harvey Weinstein

INTERNET (OCTOBER 14, 2017) (AMPAS) – The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences expelled producer Harvey Weinstein on Saturday (October 14), after allegations that he sexually harassed or assaulted a number of women over the past three decades. Continue reading