Education for a World on the Move

Veronica Boix-Mansilla is the Director of Research at Re-imagining Migration and Senior Principal Investigator at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, Project Zero, where she has worked on educating for global competence for more than a decade. She asks: How do we prepare our children and ourselves for a world of increased migration and globalization?... Continue Reading →

Re-Imagining Migration

One billion people are on the move around the globe.  According to Adam Strom, Director of Re-Imagining Migration, migration is the story of mankind.  It's our shared experience. He says migration is a good news story.  It is a story about why we have survived as a species. Adam loves stories and he says immigration... Continue Reading →

The Impact of Women in Politics

Shira Atkins and Jenny Kaplan, Wonder Media Network Shira Atkins was working in the digital media world and more recently as a brand strategy consultant.  Jenny Kaplan was a reporter at Bloomberg News. Friends from Brown University, they each found themselves wanting to have more impact. Shira and Jenny recognized that the political energy was... Continue Reading →

A New Year with hope and inspiration

As 2018 comes to a close, Notes From An Optimist features the founders and leaders we wrote about. We asked what inspires them and what makes them hopeful? We hope their answers will help you find more optimism, hope and inspiration in the new year. From Lauren Hersh, National Director of World Without Exploitation: "People having... Continue Reading →

#Break The Pattern

  Bob Mokos with his daughter and Gabby Giffords This month, Notes From An Optimist features the founders and leaders we wrote about this past year. We asked what inspires them and what makes them hopeful? We hope their answers will help you find more optimism, hope and inspiration. Bob Mokos, a gun owner and... Continue Reading →

What Makes You Hopeful? Resilience.

This month, Notes From An Optimist features the founders and leaders we wrote about this past year. We asked what inspires them and what makes them hopeful? We hope their answers will help you find more optimism, hope and inspiration.   From Danielle Butin, Founder of AFYA Foundation, celebrating 10 years of rescuing, sorting and... Continue Reading →

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