Marie Sery-Kore

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Women still fighting for respect in 21st century

Ladies, how do we convince 21st century menfolk that we're overdue for some R-E-S-P-E-C-T? If I didn't know better, I'd say we were living in 1973 not 2013.<p>There are plenty of examples today that remind me of Ron Burgundy in "Anchorman," who told his female counterpart Veronica Corningstone, …

What is today's American Dream?

<b>They may not have called it the American Dream but for centuries people have gone to America in search of freer, happier, and richer lives. But is today's American Dream a mythical concept or still a reality?</b><p>Isabel Belarsky's tiny Brooklyn apartment fills with the sound of her father's voice. Sidor …

Online reputation is more valuable than money or power

The author of The Reputation Economy believes online reputation is now so important that we risk becoming persona non grata if we ignore it. Here he explains how to transform yourself into search-engine gold<p>My Google search for “Michael Fertik” returns a page of uncommon order and serenity, like …

Google Search

Nelson Mandela: From 'terrorist' to tea with the Queen

'This hero worship is very much misplaced'- John Carlisle MP, on the BBC screening of the Free Nelson Mandela concert in 1990<p>'The ANC is a typical …

South Africa

The Influence of Role Models

Role models from an early age are important to children and their development as the models set an example of behavior -- good or bad -- and show …

Why Do Teenagers Need Role Models?

Good role models set positive examples for teenagers and help counter negative influences they encounter during adolescence. It's common for …

Media's Positive & Negative Influence on Teenagers

Media is a vast form of communication that permeates nearly every aspect of modern culture. Teenagers are exposed to all sorts of media outlets, from …

The Power and Limits of Social Media

We have witnessed over the last decade the most powerful changes in arts marketing since my career began almost 30 years ago. The advent, and rapid acceptance, of social networking technology have led to new communications approaches that are flexible, potent and inexpensive.<p>At the same time, we …

Captain Marvel is the feminist film superhero we've been waiting for

The Internet all but exploded last week when it was announced that, for the first time ever, a female superhero would be getting her own Marvel …

Captain Marvel

Los cubanos planean cómo sacar beneficio del cambio

Pese embargo, se ha duplicado en los últimos dos años el número de estadounidenses que viajaron a al isla hasta llegar a 90.000<p>Lo que quiere Randel, …

La frase "París es Charlie", proyectada sobre el Arco del Triunfo de la capital francesa

La frase "París es Charlie" aparece este viernes por la noche proyectada en el Arco del Triunfo, <b>uno de los monumentos más famosos de París</b>, en …

The 21st Century Workplace -- Are Women The New Men?

It has been widely reported that for the first time in history, women are less than a percentage point away from making up the majority of the national workforce. The economic downturn has hit men harder. They held nearly 80 percent of jobs that have been lost during what is now being called the …

The Power of Social Media

With the millions of apps, websites and other platforms for people to communicate through media that are all over the Internet these days, this is truly the age of social media. Teenagers like myself are among the top users of most social media platforms on the Internet. Whether it's updating a …

Cyberbullying: increasing number of children suffering, says ChildLine

The number of children suffering at the hands of cyberbullies has sharply increased, with victims often left in despair and struggling to cope, according to ChildLine.<p>The charity saw 4,507 cases of cyberbullying in 2012-13, up from 2,410 in 2011-12, with an 87% rise in contacts about online …

Dear Tech: Let's Reevaluate Our Relationship

Apple just released OS X Yosemite, a "powerful" operating system that, according the hype, would give me even faster access to more information. As eager as a child on Christmas morning, I downloaded it.<p>Unfortunately, what happened is that Yosemite brought my computer to a standstill. Even the …