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About Shelby Welinder

Shelby Welinder is a British-American journalist.
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Documentary: Soufra, The Wildly Inspirational Story Of A Refugee Social Entrepreneur
2 weeks ago

Documentary: Soufra, The Wildly Inspirational Story Of A Refugee Social Entrepreneur

The​ ​new​ ​documentary​ ​film​ ​​Soufra​ ​​opens​ ​on​ ​a​ ​dilapidated​ ​refugee​ ​camp​ ​just​ ​south​ ​of​ ​Beirut—a one-square-kilometer​ ​settlement​ ​that​ ​some​ ​22,000​ ​residents​ ​call​ ​home.​ ​Many​ ​have​ ​lived​ ​in​ ​this place​ …
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Building “Talent Communities” Around The Globe
8 months ago

Building “Talent Communities” Around The Globe

Satyen Choksh speaks passionately when asked about working conditions in India and other developing nations. Being an Indian-American entrepreneur and small business owner himself, Satyen is a fervent advocate for …
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How One Nonprofit Is Aiding thousands Of Children Around The World
8 months ago

How One Nonprofit Is Aiding thousands Of Children Around The World

The goal of Assisting Children in Need (ACN) is simple: Help children make sense of a world often difficult to understand. Vice President Melissa Klein told me about ACN’s latest …
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Diversity Isn’t a Number—It’s a Culture
9 months ago

Diversity Isn’t a Number—It’s a Culture

Occupational environments should be dynamic, hospitable and engaging since the workforce comprises the operational core of any company and is critical for its success. Contrary to popular belief or what …
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Everyday People Who Are Extraordinarily Good At Providing Emotional Support
11 months ago

Everyday People Who Are Extraordinarily Good At Providing Emotional Support

It was a brisk fall weekend in Brooklyn, and I’d joined a group of around 35 individuals at a cozy Fort Greene brownstone. We’d gathered to discuss the new wellness …
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Caroline Fuss of the Harare Collection Empowers Artisans and Inspires the Design Community
1 year ago

Caroline Fuss of the Harare Collection Empowers Artisans and Inspires the Design Community

By  •  Women

Fashion designer Caroline Fuss is a vibrant burst of energy, radiating her infectious and friendly personality throughout the room, as most Aussies do. We sit in her effortlessly-cool Midtown studio …
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Artists in Greece Raise Awareness of the Issues of Identity and Culture in the Era of Migration
2 years ago

Artists in Greece Raise Awareness of the Issues of Identity and Culture in the Era of Migration

Greece remains the epicenter of the ongoing refugee crisis, along with the economic and political affairs that continue to take a strenuous toll. However, the Athenians who were willing to …
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From Finance To Documentary Filmmaking, Thomas Morgan Creates Films To Change The World
2 years ago

From Finance To Documentary Filmmaking, Thomas Morgan Creates Films To Change The World

It’s an ungodly hour in some foreign airport; Thomas Morgan, Documentary Filmmaker, fights off sleep and jet lag to talk to me via Skype while awaiting his next flight. Having …
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Protests for Nepal To Stop A Humanitarian Crisis
2 years ago

Protests for Nepal To Stop A Humanitarian Crisis

The Nepalese community in England united last week in protest of the unofficial, yet ongoing, blockade between Nepal and India. The demonstration coincided with a visit from Indian Prime Minister …
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Waves For Water: Access To Safe Drinking Water Is A Human Right
2 years ago

Waves For Water: Access To Safe Drinking Water Is A Human Right

Christian Driggs stands on a dirt road surrounded by darkness, lit up only from the occasional passing headlights and burst of lightning in the night sky. When visible, I see …
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One Woman’s Perseverance in Nepal. The Story of Pushpa Basnet
2 years ago

One Woman’s Perseverance in Nepal. The Story of Pushpa Basnet

By  •  Women

Pushpa Basnet stands in the courtyard outside her damaged orphanage. A force to be reckoned with, she directs 40-some children about their daily chores and routines. She anxiously looks up …
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From Being Homeless and Living Under The Bleachers To Fighting For His Education
2 years ago

From Being Homeless and Living Under The Bleachers To Fighting For His Education

Giuseppe Pizano has a spark in him. Maybe it’s his infectious personality, or the glint of hope in his big, dark brown eyes. You wouldn’t know by looking at this …
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