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Woman who tamed Pollution

The major scientific shortcoming of the Industrial Revolution that transformed the U.S. in the years after the Civil War was, and still is, pollution. One of the pioneers in the fight against pollution, especially in large cities, was the independent inventor Mary Walton.( 527 more words

Women Who Changed The World

Re-writing Legacy; Repeating Human Attitudes


Raden Ajeng Kartini (1879-1904) was born to aristocracy in Mayong village near Jepara, a town located in the center of the island of Java, an island then controlled by Holland as part of the Netherlands Indies (now Indonesia). 1,070 more words

WOW History

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

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