Tag Archives: Global Giving

A Family Thanksgiving Tradition That Gives Back

One of our favorite (newer) traditions each Thanksgiving with our large, and usually ornery extended family is what we call the “Global Giving Game.”  I described it in this piece linked and pasted below, which was published – surprisingly! – on FoxNews.com soon after Growing Up Global’s publication.  I’m a little disappointed that all the…

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Tell Me Your Story – and Win a Global Giving Gift Card!

Last night I met Connie Duckworth, founder of Arzu Rugs. In the Appendix of Growing Up Global I suggest Arzu among the beautiful ways to adorn your home and support gender equality, so it was very special to meet Connie passing through Philly. Arzu (meaning “hope” in Dari, and Farsi speakers will recognize this word…

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I Love Jane Goodall

If you’ve seen the cover of Growing Up Global, you’ll notice the sunburst with the quote from Dr. Jane Goodall says: “fascinating ideas for giving young people opportunities to become truly global citizens.”  I was over the moon when Dr. Jane offered her feedback from reading a galley copy of the book.  Amidst her grueling…

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