A returned Peace Corps volunteer reflects on the passing of Nelson Mandela...
Mugabe and the White African – A Documentary
What would you do if you were forced out of your home? White farmers in Zimbabwe are facing this reality and this film tells their horrific stories...
The Global Ed Collaborative Conference 2011
The 2011 Global Education Conference will be held November 14 - 18, during international education week - and it is online and free. Sessions will take place in multiple time zones and multiple languages over the five days. The 2010 Global Education Conference had 15,028 unique logins and presentations from 62 countries. Isn't that incredible!
Online Global Education Book Club: “Village Wisdom”
Melibee Global is launching its first, FREE, online book club, scheduled for November 10th at 3 pm EST. The book for this event is Carrie Wagner's "Village Wisdom: Immersed in Uganda, Inspired by Job, Changed for Life."
Teaching Tanzania: Bridge the Gap TV
When Chris Bashinelli made his first visit to Africa, he expected to see people mired in poverty, war, and starvation. In short, to see what was represented on TV in the United States reflected in reality. What he found, however, was not what he expected.
Deconstructing Nicholas Kristof’s “A Rite of Torture for Girls”
My response to Nicholas Kristof’s article examines female genital mutilation (FGM) discourse in the Western’s paradigm of imperialistic assumption (IA).
Tinogina: It is Achievable
The Oprah Winfrey show is winding up a legendary twenty-five year run in the United States. Today, she named Dr. Tererai Trent as her favorite all time guest. I wrote about Dr. Trent in this post and because she inspired me so deeply.
Give With Gratitude: Senegalese Lessons for International Educators
Jerejef to Katie Kreueger. Jerejef is a Wolof word for thank you. Wolof is a Senegalese language used by an ethnic group with the same name and it describes how I felt after reading Katie's book, "Give With Gratitude: Lessons Learned Listening to West Africa."
A Man on a Mission: Meet Olugu Ukpai and CHAMA
Olugu is preventing the unnecessary death of people in his Nigerian community due to malaria and other illnesses by creating clean water, offering free medical care and through the immense power of education.
Interview with Carrie Wagner, Author of Village Wisdom (Part 2)
Part 2 of my interview with Carrie Wagner, Author of the book “Village Wisdom: Immersed in Uganda, Inspired by Job, Changed for Life.”
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