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Six Tips for Talking to Children About Natural Disasters

New York, N.Y.  With the current devastation being experienced in the wake of Hurricane Sandy, it is important to have some tips on how to speak to children about natural disasters. You may be surprised about how much your children know about what’s happening in the wider world and the kinds of misconceptions or concerns they […]

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CIA Chief Awarded at Soldiers and Sailors Pierre Hotel Gala

New York, N.Y.  Although Rear Admiral Stephen Bleecker Luce founded the Naval War Academy in Newport, R.I. and my father served under General Patton, I have little connection to the military. Looking to improve my own insights, I attended my first Military Ball several years ago in the Grand Ballroom of the Pierre Hotel as […]

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Akanksha Foundation Wows NYC Crowd

New York, N.Y.  The leader of India’s charter school movement, Akanksha Foundation, participated in the recent Clinton Global Initiative Conference for the second year in a row. Meeting after meeting this year I have heard ‘Haiti! Africa! India!’ Buzz about India often revolves around the Akanksha Foundation. Akanksha Foundation’s Vandana Goyal explained to those assembled the […]

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Museum of Technology, Art and Science on Roosevelt Island?

New York, N.Y. Cornell NYC Tech is headed to Roosevelt Island, New York City — ‘Silicon Island of the East.’  Architect Tadeusz Sudol of the Roosevelt Island Visual Art Association (RIVAA) believes that there could be a New Museum of Technology, Art and Science (MOOTAS) on Roosevelt Island as well.  A RIVAA Gallery exhibition has just […]

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Micro-Finance Meets Multi-Nationals at Clinton Global Initiative

New York, N.Y.  Nobel-prize winner Professor Muhammad Yunus, founder of the microfinance pioneer Grameen Bank of Bangladesh, addressed our breakfast at the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) kick-off. Introduced by Hikmet Ersek, the C.E.O. of Western Union – the corporation that hosted this event – Muhammad was as inspiring as ever. Western Union, “Moving Money for […]

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Stewardship Report on Target at Clinton Global Initiative

New York, N.Y. At the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) 2012, Bill Clinton, Queen Rania, Ban Ki-moon, and the head of the World Bank discussed that an enormous need for moving humanity forward is communicating successful solutions from around the world.  The Stewardship Report, with its mission of Connecting Goodness, is expanding its efforts to do so. […]

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Through a Pinhole: Photographing Sri Lanka’s Architectural Heritage

New York, N.Y.  I met an incredible individual, Liz Doles, who also happens to be a talented artist last week at the Permanent Mission of Sri Lanka to the U.N. We bonded immediately. Having been off-and-on in Sri Lanka (and Indonesia) for a number of years working with orphans following the 2004 Tsunami, I had […]

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Transcendental Meditation Helps U.S. Veterans Cope with Stress

By Lorraine Cancro, M.S.W., edited by Jim Luce. New York, N.Y. In 2011, the filmmaker behind the movies Blue Velvet and Mulholland Drive organized for his foundation to donate $1 million to launch Operation Warrior Wellness (OWW) in Los Angeles, an initiative to help 10,000 veterans overcome post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other war-related illnesses.  In 2011, Lynch […]

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