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 was white and certainly all of my close friends. But it doesn’t need to be like that for my children. Actually, … Continue reading Diverse friendships are good for kids (and require confidence!) – Part 1/2