When I first sought out career advice from a male senior executive as I was changing to my next assignment about twenty years ago, he told me “Change the way you dress. 717 more words
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The Auckland International Cultural Festival is a free one-day event that is great for the whole whānau.
With approximately 100 food, craft and display stalls, four cultural zones and performers across four stages, this day is a fantastic mix of culture, colour, sights, smells and sounds. 89 more words
An international friend of mine at university was telling me the other morning that she’d been to Oxford Street with a Greek friend of hers. As they were shopping, they both kept turning to each other and whispering ‘they’re Italian’ or ‘another Greek family!’ In the end, she asked me if there are any English people left in London these days. 152 more words
Inside Out & Back Again
Thanhha Lai, Author
Harper Collins Children, Fiction, 2011
Suitable for Ages: 8-12
Themes: Vietnamese Americans, Immigration, Refugees, Alabama, Resilience
Synopsis from Book Jacket: For all the ten years of her life, Ha has only know Saigon: The thrills of its markets, the joy of its traditions, the warmth of her friends close by…and the beauty of her very own papaya tree. 301 more words
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The Companions of the Prophet, God bless Him and grant Him peace, were almost all converts, and not all of them were Arab. Salman was Aryan (now called Iranian), Bilal was Black, and Suhaib was an Arab raised among the Byzantines.