Fuel the Movement: Girl Rising

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A Call to Action. We know that educating girls is the smartest investment of our time. When girls are educated, communities thrive and economies grow. Yet 65 million girls are missing from classrooms worldwide, and tremendous opportunities are lost. Join the Girl Rising community and become a champion for girls’ education. Use your voice and talent to […]

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My Daughter, Malala

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 “Why is my daughter so strong?” Yousafzai asks. “Because I didn’t clip her wings.” Last week, Ted Talk participants were inspired by a moving talk given by Ziauddin Yousafzai’s, the father of the courageous Malala.  It’s no surprise that Malala has become a voice of change. Hearing her father speak, you quickly discover his determination and […]

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Connecting the dots in Central America

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Connecting the dots in Central America

Sunday I am off to Nicaragua with 5 other donorworx staff to visit a World Vision community.  I am very excited to return to Central America as that is where my desire to work in International Development all began.  Several years back I had the opportunity to live in Central America for close to a […]

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Countdown to a Dream Come True: Nicaragua

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Countdown to a Dream Come True: Nicaragua

In the past week, I have had these amazing moments when my heart starts beating a little faster and my smile genuinely grows across my entire face. Nicaragua is fast approaching and I cannot wait to embark on this trip of a lifetime. For me, this trip is truly a dream come true. When I […]

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Life Lessons from Nelson Mandela

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A sadness was felt around the world yesterday, with the news of Nelson Mandela passing away at the age of 95. The Nelson Mandela Foundation released a statement Thursday to say that “No words can adequately describe this enormous loss to our nation and to the world. “We give thanks for his life, his leadership, […]

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Power of the Pen! ‘I am Malala’

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Power of the Pen! ‘I am Malala’

“Why don’t they want girls to go to school?” Malala asked her father. “They are scared of the pen,” he replied. Who is Malala? Malala Yousafazai possesses the curiosity, words and power to change her nation of Pakistan and the world as she continues to stand up for girls education. However, taking a stand on […]

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Indulge in Ethical Chocolate this Halloween

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Happy Halloween everyone!! Halloween was one of my most celebrated days as a kid.  I could hardly wait to craft up a costume, the more elaborate the better! I also remember being a very competitive trick-or-treator! My goal was to get from house to house as quickly as possible with the hope of collecting more […]

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