2 entries categorized "World"

Learn: The Girl Effect

The Girl Effect is the unique potential of 600 million adolescent girls to end poverty for themselves and the world. Capable of improving the standard of living in the developing world, adolescent girls can serve as change agents but are often overlooked in their societies and in our media. The Girl Effect Blogging Campaign aims to raise grass roots awareness about the importance of investing in girls’ education in the developing world. Read more →

Share: Monday (Wanderlust) Music (with Interviews)

For the past several Julys, my family has hit the road to tour the USA (with one sojourn into Canada) in our "portable cabin," a 35-foot 5th wheel trailer (sort of like this). This summer, truck problems and other obstacles have kept us mostly at home, and my brain itches to get out of town. Wanderlust has led me to this post featuring world music from tUnE-yArDs, Orchestre Poly-Rythmo, Peter Bjorn & John and Juana Molina. Read more →