Tag Archives: Diversity

Kanopy Study Shows Collection Diversity in Streaming Video is Very Important to Libraries

A primary mission shared by both academic and public libraries is to meet the streaming video needs of students and patrons for diverse and inclusive content such as African American Studies, LGBTQ+ Studies, Women’s Studies, Disabilities Studies and more. Preliminary results of a Kanopy survey of more than 960 librarians, publicly available January 2021, show […]

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From Jamaica: Struggle as Motivation to Impact World

Oshane V. Richards  2020 Luce 24 Under 24 Award Recipient Caribbean Maritime University To provide an environment through which all aspects of youth development can be maximized and actualized, thus influencing and mentoring young men and women to become well rounded and committed to life-long development. Aiming to enrich the experience that fosters growth through […]

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Success with Perseverance, Undaunted Commitment and Support

By Julian English, 2019 Luce 24 Under 24 Award Recipient New York, N.Y. In a world where there are so many influences, options, and mixed messages, it is hard for young people to decide to step up and be leaders. If such is the case, it is even more difficult for someone with special needs like […]

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Son of Immigrants Pursues American Dream as well as Education Equity

By Dustin Liu, 2019 Luce 24 Under 24 Award Recipient New York, N.Y. My interest in young global leadership is intricately connected with my passion for education equity. Education has always played an important part of my personal narrative. As the son of two immigrant parents who came to America in pursuit of their education, a college education […]

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First Female President Appointed at New York Theological Seminary

Rev. Dr. Lakeesha Walrond Appointed as First Female President of New York Theological Seminary New York, N.Y.  New York Theological Seminary’s (N.Y.T.S.) Board of Trustees has announced the appointment of Rev. Dr. LaKeesha Walrond as its new president. Dr. Walrond brings more than two decades of leadership in academia and ministry that will help shape new and […]

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Reflections on Leadership from Marietta’s McDonough Conference

Marietta College, Ohio. The J. Luce Foundation (link) is opening the Luce Leadership Centre at Caribbean Maritime University (link) in June, open to its 6,000 students in August. It will feature both on campus and online courses in experiential leadership through a Doctorate degree. 1924: Jamaican-born political leader, publisher, journalist, entrepreneur, and orator Marcus Garvey. Photo: Wiki […]

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‘Philosophy is an Art of Living Together’ on World Philosophy Day

New York, N.Y. Marking World Philosophy Day, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) is encouraging people of the world to share their philosophical heritages and “dare to open spaces for free, open and tolerant thinking.” Sculpture “The Thinker” by Auguste Rodin. World Philosophy Day takes place every November. Photo: Hans Andersen. The […]

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‘Tolerance’ is a Commitment to Seek in Our Diversity, and Unite Humanity

New York, N.Y. Underscoring the importance of tolerance, particularly in today’s diverse world, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and the head of the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) have called for seeing the world through the prism of “we the peoples” and to collectively build societies that are more inclusive, more peaceful and […]

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