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Malala: The Girl Who Fought The Taliban

My new article, about an amazing and incredibly inspirational young woman, can be found HERE, on originalmamas.com

Thanks guys, hope you like it!

My Stories

Women in the Workplace AND How Far We Have Come

A friend I follow on Twitter posted an inspiring TEDTalk, Ziauddin Yousafzai: My Daughter, Malala.    Malala is the young lady who was shot by the taliban in Pakistan on her way to school.  404 more words

The Workplace

UN CHIEF TEAMS UP WITH GLOBAL LEADERS, CELEBRITIES TO GET ALL CHILDREN INTO SCHOOL BY 2015

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today joined a prominent roster of global leaders, campaigners and celebrities in Washington, D.C. to help launch a new worldwide campaign that aims to get 57 million children into school. 602 more words

She Is Malala

As most of you know, education is important to me.  I wouldn’t be pursuing a Ph.D. if it weren’t. Not only do I believe in education, but I believe in education for girls, and some of the most moving books I’ve read are about this subject.  1,834 more words

Books

#25. Today, I Will Not Bow.

Day 9. NaPoWriMo- Celebrate Poetry, All Month Long!

Poem: Today, I Will Not Bow.

There are many days yet ahead

For bowing

Many days gone past for crying… 636 more words

NaPoWriMo

World of Malala, Procrastination and Peace...

So I’m procrastinating…again.

I’m supposed to be reading a non-fictional book for class so that I can complete my first assignment – a book analysis. Sometimes I can’t believe I’ve gone back to study. 881 more words

Book Review

"My Daughter, Malala" --Ziauddin Yousafzai

Though the strict social structure and violence Ziauddin Yousafzai describes seem oceans away, often similar gendered attitudes are imported by people immigrating to the USA. Although the USA still struggles with its own gender inequities, it provides a greater degree of freedom, opportunity, and equity compared to many communities in South Asia. 142 more words