“History, despite its wrenching pain, cannot be unlived, but if faced with courage, need not be lived again.” Maya Angelou The Origins of War Africa is not one country. In fact, it is extremely diverse, and consists of 54 different countries. In July 2011, it saw birth to a new nation, South Sudan. At just a … Continue reading South Sudan – Working towards peace in Africa’s newest country
Earlier in 2016, primary school children in Whitstable Junior School in United Kingdom were given the assignment of the day – to draw people doing different jobs. They were tasked to draw a firefighter, a surgeon, and a fighter pilot. A little girl drew Jimbob, saying, “He’s a brain surgeon!” Another proudly presented her drawing … Continue reading What Does It Mean, To Work Like a Girl?
On March 2015, there were only four black CEOs in the Fortune 500 (that's a measly 0.8%). Could there be an underlying reason why blacks are under-represented in leadership positions? One reason that we will focus on today is unconscious bias as explored through the Implicit Association Test (IAT). The IAT was first introduced into the … Continue reading Unconsciously Biased