Diversity & Inclusion in International Development

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, one of my favorite writers and thinkers, recently penned one the best post-presidential election essays I’ve read, Now Is the Time to Talk About What We Are Actually Talking About (The New Yorker, December 2, 2016). If you read it and it hits home for you the way it did for me, you’llContinue reading “Diversity & Inclusion in International Development”

Woman. Black. Strong. Sick.

Barely an hour into the hike, each step up the steep incline on Mount Mulanje in Malawi reminded me of the weight of my backpack. Midway up the rocks, the guide, my friend and the porter who carriedĀ herĀ pack and I all rested. On this small landing sat three small girls who waited and played withContinue reading “Woman. Black. Strong. Sick.”