Tag Archives: Social Change

India’s Village Of Female Boxers | Chakar, Ludhiana | Unique Stories From India

Tap the bell icon on the Youtube app And never miss out on unique stories from 101india In other villages, girls aren’t even allowed to go outside In this village we are considered equal to the boys Ever since I’ve started boxing I feel great I’m learning a sport and staying in shape too Girls… Read More »

Obesity is a National Security Issue: Lieutenant General Mark Hertling at TEDxMidAtlantic 2012

Translator: Emma Gon Reviewer: Cathrine Ulstrand Hello, my name’s Hertling and I’m a soldier and — you probably could tell that. I’ve been in the military for 38 years. I’m thinking of making it a career. I have seen — (Laughter) — I have seen and studied and analysed all types of security threats. I’ve… Read More »

TEDxUW – Tanya De Mello – Here’s how you get a job at the UN

Translator: Deborah Oliveira Reviewer: Denise RQ Whenever people find out that I have worked in the United Nations and I have worked in war-torn countries, with refugees all over the world, the first question they want to know is, “How did you end up at the UN? Tell me how to get there. I am… Read More »

I grew up in the Westboro Baptist Church. Here’s why I left | Megan Phelps-Roper

I was a blue-eyed, chubby-cheeked five-year-old when I joined my family on the picket line for the first time. My mom made me leave my dolls in the minivan. I’d stand on a street corner in the heavy Kansas humidity, surrounded by a few dozen relatives, with my tiny fists clutching a sign that I… Read More »

TEDxHunterCCS – Emma Hartung- The Importance of ______ in Community Service

Translator: Sheree Murray Reviewer: Denise RQ I’m here to talk about an important element of community service that we tend to ignore. So, what’s the blank? Well, the first element I thought of and maybe, the more conventional answer to that question is the ‘warm and fuzzy’ factor. You know, that human component of service… Read More »