Everyone dreams of changing the world, but in practice, it’s rather hard to execute. Follow these three tips on how you can change the world daily in your own community!Read more "Three Easy Ways You Can Change The World"
I have lived all my life in Switzerland. Whenever I hear someone talk about it I hear how great this place is and how beautiful the nature is and how well everything is run. And it’s true, trains are on time, taxes are low and the wages are high. But something is wrong.Read more "A Swiss Perspective: How to Break Out of the Prison of Perfectionism"
I interviewed Maria in the lobby of a Boston hotel room, a few hours before we boarded a Boeing 747 to take us on a six-hour flight to London. This wasn’t exactly the standard routine.Read more "Teenagers Making A Difference: Maria Myers"
Over the past few days I’ve found myself attending my sister’s graduation ceremonies from UCLA, where exceptional students were recognized for their outstanding achievements and seemingly perfect grades.
As one student was recognized for establishing not one but two charity organizations and completing his degrees with close to perfect grades, I could hear the audience murmur in awe at his achievements yet others seemed discouraged in comparison.Read more "Why We Really Don’t Need Perfectionism"
That special time when high school students across the nation rejoice, teachers breathe a secret sigh of relief, and Netflix executives dance in glee over their expected increases in viewership.Read more "Why Summer Goals Mean More than a Cute Beachfront Relationship"
Out of a public school with over 2,700 students, only seven people are in my school’s Amnesty International club. What’s wrong with that statement?Read more "Confessions of a High School Activist: Why We Need to Change How Change is Viewed"
As we approach the one month mark since the tragedy in Nepal, it seems like mainstream news outlets have shifted their focus to other more sensational content. To find out for myself what the conditions in Nepal are really like in the aftermath of the Earthquake, I talked with Shirish Bohara to hear about his experience in Nepal right now. Here’s what he had to say.Read more "A Firsthand Look at the Nepal Crisis: An Interview with Shirish Bohara"
Introducing our new social media campaign #wearechange. You’ll want to read this one.Read more "Introducing #wearechange"
Meet Katie Curran. She’s only a high school junior, but she’s already started her own organization committed to making a positive impact for the youth within her community. Find out what she has to say about topics ranging from watching TV to John F. Kennedy himself.Read more "Young Adults Making a Difference: Katie Curran"
A letter to Obama on why recognizing the Armenian Genocide will benefit us all. Armenians deserve more than just denial.Read more "The Armenian Genocide: An Open Letter to President Obama"