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Making an Impact in Cambodia

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The following is a letter from Ed Malley, the treasurer of Lotus Outreach International, our partner for educational projects in Cambodia. The letter, addressed to BGR’s ED Kim Behan, was a response to the grant we offered Lotus Outreach for their projects in the coming year (mid-2105 to mid-2016): 241 more words

Engaged Buddhism

Projects for Fiscal Year 2015–16—Part 5 (of 6)

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19. Sri Lanka: Empowering Young Women

CENWOR (Centre for Women’s Research), founded in 1984, aims to promote gender equality and the empowerment of women in Sri Lanka. 539 more words

Engaged Buddhism

Her's Day Thursday

Earlier this week, I opened my browser and saw the CUTEST Google Doodle:

The doodle was for Sally Ride‘s birthday and I thought, “Hey! 287 more words

The Importance of Giving Back!

We all walk through various phases of our life.  Sometimes we are more able to see our blessings and find giving back easy, but sometimes we are also struggling to get by, and we may not readily realize how we can still give if we don’t have anything to give.  509 more words


Projects for Fiscal Year 2015–16—Part 2 (of 6)

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5. Cambodia: Food Scholarships for Girls to Stay in School

Lotus Outreach, a trusted BGR partner since 2009, is dedicated to ensuring the education, health, and safety of at-risk and exploited women and children in the developing world, especially in Cambodia. 920 more words

Projects & Programs

On the Topic of Education

This spring it was announced the Sweet Briar College would be closing their doors. Since I am imagining that most of you don’t know about Sweet Briar, indulge me in a brief history. 680 more words


It’s All in the Name

This just in: Teachers are biased creatures who have imbibed the common stereotypes about girls and boys prevalent in their culture. Shocking stuff!

This confirmation comes out of a new study that showed girls outscored boys on math tests … unless teachers saw the students’ names. 500 more words