Tag Archives: Language

The Many Layers of Storytelling in International Development

March 19, 2019

Growing up, the only time I would see kids who looked like me was in charity ad campaigns. Same skin tone and dark hair, but their reality was very different from my own. They were orphaned, malnourished, and the best way to help them was through a donation to [Insert Charity Name Here]. At least, … Continue reading

Deepening Diversity: A Journey of Discovery

February 12, 2019

I have always been aware of what makes me different from others. I’ve spent years checking off boxes that identify me as disabled. This is important when schools, employers and groups are looking for diversity or are making efforts to be inclusive. I’ve seen it as an invitation to be included and an opportunity to … Continue reading