social change

Silicon Island

Friday, November 26, 2010
By Suki
Silicon Island

Many ideas are born to die quiet deaths. And then, there are some, that slowly gather steam and “every day, in every way, get better and better.” The idea for Refresh Colombo was born after attending a TEDx event in Miami earlier this year. Alex de Carvalho, the founder of Refresh Miami, gave an inspiring... »

Design for Good – Women’s Issues Poster

Thursday, March 11, 2010
By Suki

Just heard about this poster competition via my twitter stream. GOOD magazine has teamed up with Daily Beast to bring attention to three major issues facing women across the world—human trafficking, childhood marriage, and childhood obesity. The poster competition will coincide with the Women in the World summit that will be hosted from March... »

TEDxNYED – My 2 Cents

Saturday, March 6, 2010
By Suki
TEDxNYED – My 2 Cents

Streamed live today from NYC, TEDxNYED was an independently organized TED event on Education. For those of you who were not following the discussion, this conference  looked at “how the role of new media and technology is shaping the future of education.” There were inspiring examples of what’s right, and passionate “lectures” on... »

Chris Abani

Tuesday, March 2, 2010
By Suki

“What I’ve come to learn, is that the world is never saved in grand mezonic gestures  but in the accumulation of gentle soft almost invisible every day acts of compassion” – Chris Abani Whenever I feel in deep despair about the state of the world, particularly by some of the things that occurred in Sri... »