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Bustle - Syrian Refugee Girls Are Taking Control Of Their Own Stories Through Film

"The kids noted that they had all of these people coming in from around the world to tell their stories and that they could tell their stories better than anybody else," says 32-year-old Justine McGowan, who works as CARE's senior innovation adviser and lives in California. "This enables young people to tell their stories directly, both to each other and to the rest of the world."

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Career Contessa - This Serial Entrepreneur's Motivation Is Completely Rooted in One Virtue—Empathy

Charlie Grosso, a true renaissance woman, has the unique ability to find a niche in the market that isn't being met—and to fill that void. Cultural competency, optimism, and a vision for facilitating human connection combine to guide Grosso to dream big, but also to execute that dream. Grosso isn't just a dreamer, she's a doer. And when she commits to a project—to a vision—she follows through. Her empathy instinctively drives her to empower other people, through any entrepreneurial venture she embarks on.

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OTPYM - The Bracelet Economy

In every crisis country, you will find someone leading refugees in making handicraft in efforts towards building economic independence.

Is this really the best skills to be teaching? Or is it simply the by-product of inherent biases? We need to reexamine how we think about funding nonprofits and what we are willing to support with our dollars; think about how to foster a more equitable society through 21st Century skills and not continue to condemn girls and women in the “pink ghetto.”

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