The Equality Promise

As an avid social media user, I can confidently say that Twitter offers the best opportunities for connection. Through my four years of tweeting, one can only imagine the variety of people (and accounts) that I have interacted. One of my favorite pastimes has been looking out for irrational 140-character soundbytes related to feminism and […]

Taking on the Development Challenge: Reflections on the first week of #YPP2017

The first week of the BRAC Young Professionals Programme promised (and delivered) an unforgettable experience with a packed line up of top management from both BRAC Bangladesh and BRAC International. The program provided a once in a lifetime opportunity to meet seasoned development experts and career professionals at the helm of the world’s biggest development organisation.

On Gratitude: Thanksgiving 2016

The day of Thanksgiving is celebrated in America on the last Thursday of November. With origins dating back nearly 400 years ago, friends and families gather around tables to feast and give thanks. Google gives us a background of the holiday thus: It was 1620 in Plymouth, Massachusetts when Mayflower colonists and the Wampanoag forged […]