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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Music Moment: John Legend, Musician & Activist

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Many people know John Legend for his soulful vocals and smooth piano playing, but are less aware that this accomplished musician is also a dedicated advocate and promoter of education for all. In 2007, he started the Show Me Campaign, an organization with a mission  to break the cycle of poverty through education. Legend also sits […]

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Ted-Talks Tuesday: Education in Slums

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In this enlightening Ted-Talks, Charles Leaderbeater explores breakthroughs in teaching methods used in some of the poorest education systems in the world.  It is fascinating to hear the creative ways that students who live in slums, with illiterate parents are thriving in their schooling.  In one slum, with no access to a school, children are […]

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