My Experience in Advocacy for Disability Inclusion

Advocacy is thrilling, satisfying and greatly empowering, especially for me as a person with a disability. However, it can also be draining and frustrating at times. We, as a disability community are not only politically under-represented but also under-developed and under-powered as well. I see four main challenges, so far: 1) People see us as … Read more

How Youth is Driving Change Locally and Globally

There is no doubt that we need change. We, as youth, feel compelled to fight for our waning future. Desperate times call for desperate measures, and after COP26 you can only conclude it will get more desperate. This is where I believe local and global movements have the ability to create change. As an active … Read more

Financial Inclusion – A Key Enabler

Financial Inclusion is a Key Enabler to Reducing Unemployment, Poverty and Enhancing Prosperity Living in a world that is faced with so many, divers and pressing issues, it becomes a challenge for any leader to identify one issues as the most important one. With recently emerging issues such as civil war in Ethiopia which has … Read more

young people sitting together in a park, laughing and discussing

Younger Generations – The Seeds to a Fruitful Future

Decision makers and leaders of today have a great responsibility in making the right choices and leading a group of people or a whole population towards the better. These decision makers are expected to make rational decisions that represent their society’s values and beliefs, to bring about greater development and change to their community. Sometimes … Read more

Juan O'Gorman's mural Historical Representation of Culture

Social Innovations in Mexico

What is the first thing that pops up in your mind when you think about Mexico? If the answer is tequila, mariachis and fiesta, this article has arrived just in time to give you another perspective on this country. There is another side of Mexico that is worth getting to know and explore. And that … Read more

The Impact of a Small Community of Change-Makers

“It’s more impactful to show significant change in a small subpopulation than to show a small change across the whole organization” (Jon Katzenbach, 2018, “The Critical Few”, p. 104) In a time when a virus, with less than 125 nm in diameter, is spreading across the globe, it could be easy to feel helpless and … Read more

Five Lessons from the Millennials and the Z Generation

“You are too young to understand”. Everyone in their youth has been told this sentence at least once. Yet, today more than ever, this way of saying has become obsolete. Indeed, millennials and representatives of the Z generation – i.e. people born between 1981-1996 and 1996-2019 respectively – have been active shapers of this world’s … Read more

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