A Day At The UN Conference Can Make a Difference

This past Monday marked an interesting and inspiring day because I was invited to attend a forum at the UN by the UNA (United Nations Association). The purpose of this event was to discuss future initiatives that will impact UN's Millenium Development Goals (MDG's) when the current ones expire in 2015. I received this invitation to hear panels discuss initiatives regarding education, youth and women's issues after attending the Social Good Summit this past September. While excited to be invited, I was apprehensive about going since this was a monumental step for me as a blogger. ...more

Using Social Media for Social Action

I'm writing this post from a hotel room in Maseru, Lesotho. Lesotho, in case you didn't know, is deep in the southern-most part of Africa, land-locked by South Africa. It is, you might think, an unlikely place for a blogger to be. After all, what do bloggers have to do with aid in Africa? But you'd be wrong. A blogger can have a lot to do with aid in Africa, or any other kind of social good. I'm here for some very good social media reasons. ...more

Catherine-- this is a beautiful blog post! I am clicking through all of your links, and each ...more

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