Why Telling Children Stories May Be the Revolution We Need


The importance of more stories It has never been more important for children to learn stories. Here is why … Two girls across the world both grew up loving stories.  One grew up in Mount Lebanon, a suburb outside of Pittsburgh, PA, that was 99.8% white. The other grew up near a university campus in … Continue reading Why Telling Children Stories May Be the Revolution We Need

Diverse friends are good for kids (and require confidence!) – Part 2/2


Having diverse friends is literally good for kids (and adults). As I explained in Part 1, children with friends outside their own social, ethnic, racial, economic, or religious bubbles develop important skills and abilities that those who stay in their own group bubble won’t. Sounds great, so what’s the problem? The problem is that having … Continue reading Diverse friends are good for kids (and require confidence!) – Part 2/2

Why I support Globe Smart Kids – Chipo Nyambuya, Board Director


Globe Smart Kids helps turn my emotions into action I always tell people I was third culture before third culture was a thing. My mother is from Liberia, my father is from Zimbabwe, and I was born in the United States. I’ve grown up in Liberia and Ohio. Other than having identity issues and embodying … Continue reading Why I support Globe Smart Kids – Chipo Nyambuya, Board Director

Diverse friendships are good for kids (and require confidence!) – Part 1/2


All of us belong to different groups – social, ethnic, racial, economic, religious, etc. Yet often, many, or most, of our close friends are members of our same groups. Growing up, every child I knew I was white and certainly all of my close friends. But it doesn’t need to be like that for my children. … Continue reading Diverse friendships are good for kids (and require confidence!) – Part 1/2