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Personal and Professional Growth

DATE : 2020-08-15 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

My name is Stanley Kitili. After my finishing high school in 2014, I wondered what would become of me professionally after spending almost my entire life in an Orphanage. Then my best friend introduced me to Kathleen Chromicz. They had met in a conference on Global Issues Service Summit at the International School of Kenya. [...]
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A Way Forward

DATE : 2015-11-08 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

Seeing, hearing, and contacting others in a digitalized world does not guarantee awakening of humanity. We prove this daily. Latent ambiguity in digital contacts can obstruct genuine connections of the heart and soul, which infuse with grit and empathy to shape a way forward. So how do we know if and where we are moving? […]

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Together We Are Better!

DATE : 2015-11-08 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

2010 As I head to New York City from Africa, my home for 18 years, I keep reflecting on how my connection with the Mother May I initiative has given new energy to my life-long dreams and passions. Those involved recognize and utilize each person’s talents to design a future that might otherwise be impossible. […]

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How Can We Ride the Ebbs and Flows with Power and Grace?

DATE : 2015-11-08 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

Last week on Mother May I , I wrote about the impact of empathy on sustainability, a topic I’ve thought about often over the past two decades as an educator. Last week my team was struggling to define our next steps for the Community Resource Centre. Questioning how it could take so long for the […]

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The What and Why of Empathy in Sustainable Partnerships

DATE : 2015-11-08 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

We weave in and out of each other's lives in uniquely special ways that should be celebrated. When I came to Kenya after 18 years in Zimbabwe, I found that Pamela, one of my former students in Zimbabwe, was now working at the school with me. I remember seeing her and thinking, "How cool is [...]
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Re-image That!

DATE : 2015-11-07 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

Look at what is coming at you. What do you think you see? Squint your eyes, look at it cross-eyed if you have to! Don’t just assume that you know! I learned an important process for promoting change from a Zimbabwean villager who said, ‘To make this corn-shucking machine I first had to re-image the […]

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