Category Archives: Golden Rule

Notre Dame Academy – growing globally!

It’s been great working with Notre Dame Academy’s Center for Global Leadership as an adviser to their growing program; I’ve really enjoyed getting to know their staff, students and parent community. The collaboration between diverse interests at this all-girls school to advance global competence serves as a great model for how schools with even a modest…

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Unabashedly Excited to Announce…Nina’s World!

Earlier this month I was in Los Angeles for the public launch of one of the most exciting projects I’ve ever been fortunate enough to work on: A new children’s animated series called Nina’s World! The show is a sort of prequel to the Sprout network’s long-running, popular GoodNight Show, starring the sparkling Michele Lepe…

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Teach Kids About Africa As If Our Lives Depend Upon It – And Maybe They Do

On top of the sheer panic unleashed by the spread of the Ebola virus from West Africa, an astonishing amount of ignorance has reared its ugly head. As some have commented, this ignorance may be more dangerous to millions of people than the actual virus, and the unfamiliarity could even make matters worse, by focusing…

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How can the cultural priority to “save face” trump the safety of a child? Exposing a Pedophile

A friend recently wrote a blog post entitled “Betrayed by Silence: My Personal Story as a Survivor of Sexual Abuse,” where he exposes the pedophile, a close family member, who abused him beginning at age 9.  The honest and courageous story is stunning on many levels. I read it a few days ago and have…

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5 Reasons First Indian-American Crowned Miss America Represents Best Aspirations for “Modern” America

I didn’t watch Miss America, but now I wish I had.  Monday morning I woke up to a fascinating news feed about backlash on the winner, Miss NY, an Indian-American, and a first.  But just as her mascara-punctuated tears began to flow as the tiara graced her perfect coif, the haters on Twitter reared their…

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