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Third Culture Kids; Can Expat Life Shape your Child’s Future?

Many people move abroad with their families. Growing up overseas as an expatriate has many benefits, but also challenges. You may have thought about …

Third-Culture Kids | A Short Film

Third Culture Kids: Citizens of everywhere and nowhere

With mounting globalisation, and workers jumping from one country to the next, where do expat kids call home?<p>When children come to the end of their time at Garden International School in Kuala Lumpur, they receive a leaving kit. Inside: a sour sweet, a length of ribbon, a paper clip, a sponge and a …

meet the photographers exploring contemporary african identity

‘New African Photography’ unites six of the continent’s strongest new voices.<p>Red Hook Labs is following British photographer Jamie Hawkesworth's first-ever solo exhibition with an exciting new group show spotlighting six contemporary photographers from Africa and the African diaspora.<p>Created in …

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Finding Home Between Worlds

“The ache for home lives in all of us,” writes Maya Angelou, “the safe place where we can go as we are and not be questioned.” For some, whose …

Am I rootless, or am I free? ‘Third culture kids’ like me make it up as we go along | Ndéla Faye

When your mother is from Finland, your father from Senegal, and you live in neither, your identity becomes a matter of choice<p>“No, but where are you <i>really</i> from?” It is the question that automatically makes the hairs on the back of my neck stand up. Like many “third culture kids” (TCKs), I panic, …

The 10 biggest struggles for a third culture kid

As a ‘third culture kid,’ you live a particularly interesting life growing up abroad in a culture different to that of your parents. This experience is often very difficult to explain to those who haven’t been in your situation.<p>I’m half French and half English, and grew up in Thailand. My father is …

Language

Snapshots of New York's Adult Third Culture Kids

<b>Third Culture Kid</b> /THərd//ˈkəlCHər/ /kid/ <i>noun</i>: A person raised in a culture different from that of their parents for a large part of their childhood, resulting in an identity that encompasses two or more cultures.<p><b>Name?</b> Ronveer Shuvendu Kumar Chakraborty<p><b>Age?</b> 29<p><b>Profession?</b> Student<p><b>Heritage?</b> …

We are not only Third Culture Kids…

A friend recently sent me a link to Adriano Massou’s Let’s Stop Calling Ourselves Third Culture Kids to which I had a very sudden urge to respond to. …

Let’s stop calling ourselves Third Culture Kids

<i>The term TCK helped us survive our college years. But now that we’re all grown up, it’s only holding us back.</i><p>I almost moved to CAR last week. I was …

Binge Drinking

I Love "Master of None" For Shedding Light on the Real Life of Third Culture Kids

While binge watching Aziz Ansari and Alan Yang’s Netflix-based co-creation <i>Master of None</i>, I fell in love with the storyline, the cast, and the quirky, true-to-life randomness of the show. However, it wasn’t until I had a recent conversation with a group of Indian-American childhood friends that I …

New Virtual ‘Homes’ Spring Up for Third Culture Kids & Other Expats

“Where are you from?” This isn’t an especially loaded inquiry for most people. But it is for Third Culture Kids.

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The importance of Minimum Viable Product (MVP) for startups

When planning for development for your startup, how are you going to prioritise your development? Do it with the intent to build a MVP. A Minimum …

Free-Range or Arranged: How Should Third Culture Kids Handle Arranged Marriages?

For many people, arranged marriages seem exotic and a bit baffling. For Third Culture Kids of South Asian origin, they’re a real-life consideration.

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An open letter to all the arrogant first-time travelers out there, from a Third Culture Kid

THIRD CULTURE KIDS LIKE ME HAVE BEEN TRAVELING FOR YEARS. We grew up across the world and spent a significant part of our lives brought up in a …

Travel

12 Inevitable Experiences That Third Culture Kids Are Familiar With

What happens when home is more than one location on the map? If you grew up in a 3 culture house, you know the more variety in life in the better.

500 Startups sets up $15m fund to invest in Turkish startups

(500 Startups founder Dave McClure)<p>Today at the Startup Istanbul conference, international startup accelerator and seed fund 500 Startups announced …

MacGyver is returning to TV with a reboot from Furious 7 director James Wan

The TV studios just keep the reboots coming. CBS is working on bringing <i>MacGyver</i> back to television, according to <i>The Hollywood Reporter</i> and Entertainment Weekly. This won't be your parents' <i>MacGyver</i> however; <i>Furious 7</i> director James Wan is set to executive produce the series, and he's on board to …

Altering how sperm develop could lead to a reversible male birth control

Blocking a certain protein in male mice prevented the rodents from impregnating any females<p>It may be possible to create male birth control by altering how sperm develop, according to new research published this week in <i>Science</i>. Researchers blocked a protein that plays a role in sperm production — …

When Culture Doesn’t Translate

Until recently most of us worked in organizations that were largely local. We interacted with colleagues and clients who were with us and culturally like us. Fellow staff members were often in the same building and at the very least were in the same country, which meant that they had similar ways …

Management

Cambridge University scientist believes he can stop the £1.1 trillion counterfeit business

A UK scientist claims he can save brands around the world £1.1 trillion with new hi-tech “liquid crystal” material<p>Scientist Dr Damian Gardiner, of Cambridge University, has spent 10 years developing a “liquid crystal” material that can be printed onto any product, from pill bottles to banknotes, to …

Twitch’s hypocritical nudity policy shows it’s out of touch with the modern world

Why is bloody violence OK, but a shower simulator with a message not?<p>Censorship is a funny old thing, especially when it comes to video games. …

Voices From The Field : Third Culture and Cross Cultural Kids

Digital Technology Used by Third Culture Kids

One of the focuses that stood out and brought interest about the CULTURES Club (CCC) at Colorado State University was Third Culture Kids (TCKs). …

Grief Among Third Culture Kids

<i>By: Gisela Guttmann, Psychoanalyst/Psychologist MA (Psych), BSc (Psych), MAPS, MSPS, MPBA</i><p>Third Culture Kids (TCKs) are typically children who …

Third Culture Kids: the impact of growing up in a globalized world | Ruth Van Reken | TEDxINSEAD