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As Black History Month comes to a close, I can’t help but think about the still-gaping stumbling blocks that face African Americans, and women in particular. Luckily, there are women still spearheading efforts to effect a positive change not just for African Americans — but all women in the U.S.
In this talk from TEDWomen 2010, Madeleine Albright (who I have had the pleasure to meet) stresses that it’s paramount for the progress of the world that women help women. There is no question that there are a lot of successful girls and women in the world, but the thing I want to ask is: MORE »
In the wake of Domestic Violence Awareness month in October, I am harshly reminded of the recent Taliban shooting of Malala Yousufzai, the 15-year-old girl in Pakistan whose only crime was to champion education for young girls. To her gallant credit and “sheroism,” she survived a bullet wound to the head and is expected to MORE »
In the past few posts I have talked about the influence that women have had on my life, and the impact that influence has had on my approach to business. Recently a thought crossed my mind that caught my attention. What about my daughter — she is a woman in my life, isn’t she? How MORE »
Until now I have talked about women who have brought me enormous joy and in a final sense, success, because of what they instilled in me. In my first blog post for Babble, I wrote about my mother’s elegant ability to use clothing as a form of language, a language that if you perfected could MORE »
After a couple of years of procrastinating and wondering what to do with my life, I had not forgotten my life’s desire of starting the Global Soap Project (GSP). Long story short, a new woman came into my life that would bring a greater dimension to my environment and experience. That woman, who has become a MORE »
Being a refugee was the best thing that ever happened to me. Of course our view of history is 20/20, but when I think back to the things I learned during that sad time, it’s clear they’re the reasons I’m the man I am today. Marge, a missionary from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania who came to Kenya MORE »
One fateful morning we awoke to the sound of gunfire outside our flat. My father looked out of the window to see a sea of people being hoarded off. There were soldiers everywhere with big guns who were yelling at everyone in Swahili, one of my national languages: “Get out of you flats right now! MORE »
Have you ever wondered what a bicultural child looks like and how that kid views the world through the perspective of two cultures? More importantly, have you ever seen one that borrows from both cultures in order to become successful? Well I am one such child. I who was raised by two women: my MORE »
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