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Conversations on Courage: Archbishop Desmond M. Tutu & Aung San Suu Kyi (CGI 2011)

Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi and Nobel Peace Laureate Archbishop Desmond Tutu talk with each other for the first time Continue reading

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(video) Bill Clinton, Kennedy Obebe, and Sean Penn: Inspiring and Facilitating Change, Clinton Global Initiative

A Conversation with President Clinton April 2nd, 2011 President Bill Clinton, Founding Chairman, Clinton Global Initiative; 42nd President of the United States http://www.clintonglobalinitiative.org/ Kennedy Odede, President and CEO, Shining Hope for Communities  http://shininghopeforcommunities.org Story from Shining Hope for Communities Sean Penn, Humanitarian and Actor; Founder and Chief Executive Officer, J/P Haitian Relief Organization J/P Haitian … Continue reading

(video) UN Women: a powerful new agency for women and girls worldwide

emceed by Ms. Juju Chang, news anchor of ABC’s Good Morning America “United Nations, New York, 24 February, 2011 – Luminaries from the worlds of politics, entertainment, business, the media, music and film are joining the United Nations today as it celebrates the birth of a powerful new agency giving voice to women and girls … Continue reading

(video-TEDtalks) Madeleine Albright: On being a woman and a diplomat

Quite the wit, Madeleine Albright gives as good as she gets! http://www.ted.com Former US Secretary of State Madeleine Albright talks bluntly about politics and diplomacy, making the case that women’s issues deserve a place at the center of foreign policy. Far from being a “soft” issue, she says, women’s issues are often the very hardest … Continue reading

(Video TEDx) SHero Theary Seng on Reconciling Peace with Justice in Cambodia

After the Khmer Rouge killed both her parents, Theary Seng and her surviving family trekked across the border for Thailand (November 1979) and emigrated to the U.S. one year later. She wrote the book Daughter of the Killing Fields, (London 2005). Fierce, highly intelligent, courageous, and beautiful, Theary Seng has dedicated her life to finding and forwarding … Continue reading

(video) Shame and Empathy by Dr. Brené Brown

Brené is the author of The Gifts of Imperfection: Letting Go of Who We Think We Should Be and Embracing Who We Are (Hazelden, 2010) and I Thought It Was Just Me (but it isn’t): Telling the Truth About Perfectionism, Inadequacy, and Power (Penguin/Gotham, 2007). Her next book, Wholehearted: Spiritual Adventures in Falling Apart, Growing Up, and Finding … Continue reading

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