To mourn the losses we've suffered for 2020 is too much for me…I can't fathom the human suffering, I can't find the steady reasons for gratitude and I can't process what's happened to the collective this year. Why? - Because it's not over. To be alive is to be a part of things we can … Continue reading Too many pandemics to process
Today for our ‘Monthly Media Spotlight’ we take a glance at the intersectionality of race and gender inherent in global racism. As the month of February comes to a close, we consider the celebration of "Black History" in the United States, Canada and many countries in the Caribbean. This month usually sparks a debate as … Continue reading Daily Misogyny – Black History Month “I’m not a racist, I work on saving your lives”
I woke up one day needing some happiness from the Universe. Then I got some encouraging messages from like minded practitioners in the development space. Happy images of my colleagues, present and former coworkers, and every day people working together in the most challenging environments in the world. These were private messages with private images, … Continue reading Feeling so good!
"We are committed to serving others." "Our dream is for a better world." "There's something about a career dedicated to positive global change." I'm grateful that we feel a sense of purpose and that we can do good. It's necessary for those who can, to do whatever good they can. No matter your race, ethnicity, … Continue reading Positive Vibration
The pinnacle of any career in the International Development field is to work in one of the major international organizations. You are lauded as having "arrived." You've been recognized, top of your field, you are deserving of respect and you are expected to be remunerated well. You've been chosen to join a golden few that … Continue reading INTRO: Gilded Cages