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How millions of Afghan women are fighting to transform their lives

***World Economic Forum Series: Afghan Women***

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          It is impossible to over-estimate the importance of women in transforming a nation. 87 more words

An inspirational Canadian

Malala Yousafzai just became an honorary Canadian. She’s also a Nobel Prize Winner and a United Nations messenger of peace.

I think she’s one of the most inspirational people in the world today. 19 more words

Appreciation

Dear Microsoft: absolutely not.

And it has nothing to do with your software. It has to do with your new ad campaign, which I happened to see while I was at the gym last week. 395 more words

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Here is a spot-on article on what reality is for women in STEM professions. Thanks, Monica Bryne. I could not agree more that the responsibility lies in the hands of those in power and not on young girls!

Girls don't need telescopes.

(What follows is an essay that I’ll be turning is as part of a scholarship application. This happened last night and I’m still very upset about it. 502 more words

Rants

First US 'microcollege' helps single moms become liberal arts graduates - CSMonitor.com

***Beacons of Hope Series: Bard College***

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          As a former university professor and dean, I am very skeptical about most colleges and universities. 101 more words

Barefoot College: pushing equality globally | The Social Enterprise Magazine - Pioneers Post

***Beacons of Hope Series: Barefoot College***

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           As regular readers of this blog know, Barefoot College is one of my “Beacons of Hope” organizations with over 40 years experience in changing the lives of men and women in poor villages in India. 97 more words

The Stranger

This story is not set in any well-defined location. It probably most closely resembles the USA in the 1950s, but I’ve made no attempt to make it realistic. 2,192 more words

Short Stories