Having lived in a area of Brooklyn where I was the minority by far was a real eye opener and an experience I am deeply grateful for. Studying with people from all over the world and learning about their cultures is another one. All the issues we have are interconnected and the more I Iearn, … Continue reading Equality – A long way to go
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GKFyrLk2rz8 Bringing Democracy back to the Workplace - For more information, go here
Specialty coffee is becoming more popular, consumers seek independent coffee shops and buy their beans directly from smaller brewers. Just like the Micro-Beer-Brewery trend took off, this is one is not likely to stop either. So as a coffee addict myself, I went to the London Coffee Festival and had a blast. I was among fellow addicts … Continue reading The 5 things you can do to drink your coffee sustainably – from the London Coffee Festival.
Wanting to show the diversity of tech people, photographer Helena Price started a homepage, interviewing a more diverse group of techies and giving them a platform. Every single story I read so far was great, unique and worth the time. "We cover subjects who tend to be underrepresented in the greater tech narrative. This includes (but is not limited … Continue reading Inspirational Silicon Valley Stories Showing How Diverse Tech People Actually are!
A report that's part of the Next System Project - a project that tries to find systemic alternatives to the current system - compares the US to scandinavian countries that have a social democratic system. Below is a great infographic and if you want to read more on it, here's the full report: Social Democracy - Paper by … Continue reading Is Social Democracy the Solution?
Politics are everywhere and they aren't left at the door of the UN building. But this quote stuck "The UN was not created to make mankind heaven, but to save humanity from hell." And I am thankful that this many countries regularly get together and make commitments and decide on guidelines for the greater good. As faulted as they may be.
Why? Because in most countries it's women's day only one day a year! After having visited several events covering feminism, gender equality and human rights recently, I can appreciate these woman even more! Thank you for your bravery. Never underestimate the power of a woman.
Don’t be like me - stop for a second and think twice when you see something too cheap to be true. Most likely than not, it is too good to be true. We think – and I won’t exclude myself – that we are what we wear. Wearing something new makes us feel more confident. … Continue reading Be an activist! Be a conscious consumer and ask simple questions!