Genevieve Ryan

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9 Vegetarian Casseroles Even Meat Eaters Will Love

Take veggies, add cheese and your favorite starch (pasta, polenta, rice), and you're in one-dish dinner heaven.<p>Another Reason to Love the Tiny Little …

Afghan educators struggle for funding as US aid budget shrinks

Cuts fuel fears among some Afghans that western governments are turning their backs on Kabul as Nato soldiers leave<p>The United States has stopped funding a charity that educates some of Afghanistan's most vulnerable abuse victims, including a tortured child bride and a teenager scarred by acid for …

Afghanistan's pioneering female MP seeks asylum as progress for women unravels

For years she was a symbol of a new country rising from the ashes of Taliban rule, as one of the women whose voices were finally being heard after a decade of brutal oppression in Afghanistan.<p>Noor Zia Atmar, a young activist and then one of the country’s first woman MPs, travelled the world with …

Books To Read In 2013 Before They're Made Into Movies

Not only are novels an age-old inspiration for film, they're the best special feature available! Forget about DVD commentary and featurettes.<p>The best way to learn about your favorite film is to go to the source before you see it.

Movies

The Loveliest Short Story You Will Read Today Was Published on Craigslist

"Missed Connection" stays with you.<p>Lucas Jackson/Reuters, Chris Heller<p>Craigslist: that scourge of the newspaper industry, that den of lust, that middleman responsible for an untold number of bedbug crises.<p>Or, Craigslist: the Internet's simplest and most ingenious disruptor, a digital equivalent of …

31 Black-And-White Movies Every Twentysomething Needs To See

Life lessons brought to you entirely in black and white.

Love Stories

Want to Know What Really Makes You Happy? Try Tracking It

Throughout our careers and lives, the big decisions we have to make usually lead back to a single, overriding concern: What really makes me happy? Too often we try to answer these questions without knowing or understanding the real data from our lives. Our self-analysis devolves into speculation or …

Social Impact Investing Will Be the New Venture Capital

During the past century, governments and charitable organizations have mounted massive efforts to address social problems such as poverty, lack of education, and disease. Governments around the world are straining to fund their commitments to solve these problems and are limited by old ways of …

Threshold Impact

ThresholdImpact founder and BioWare Co-Founder Dr. Ray Muzyka will be inducted May 2nd, 2018 into the Alberta Business Hall of Fame, along with Dr. …

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How to Write A Cold E-mail

First came cold calls, second came cold e-mails. Cold e-mailing is the most effective and untapped form of networking, not to mention the cheapest one (no networking events or country club fees). There are extraordinary people to meet, jobs to get, and advice to receive- it all can be a product of …

How You Can Get Motivated To Reach Your Goals

I’m Nancy F. Clark the curator of Forbes WomensMedia and CEO of PositivityDaily. After studying physics at Berkeley I started out in rocket science with NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory and then computer technology for the University of California where I also worked with the Chancellor to bring on …

Omidyar Network, Founded By eBay Billionaire, Creates Opportunities Through Impact Investing

On the day Pierre Omidyar became a billionaire, he knew he wanted to put his money to good use.<p>In September 1998, the eBay founder watched his stake in the company rise to over $1 billion on the first day of public trading. Having written the original software for the site only three years prior, …

Why Tesla Is Beating GM, Nissan and Ford

The last 12 months Tesla Motors stock has been on a tear. From $25 it has more than quadrupled to over $100. And most analysts still recommend owning the stock, even though the company has never made a net profit.<p><b>Tesla is #1 in electric automobiles</b><p>There is no doubt that each of the major car …

New Age Philanthropy: Donor-Advised Funds Defy Sluggish Giving Trends

Charitable giving has a new look, one that is broadening the giving pool and helping keep the dollars rolling into nonprofits even during tough …

Summer's Hottest Beach Reads

Whether youre downloading them or buying them at Barnes and Noble, these page-turners are worth tossing in your tote.<p>Whether you're downloading them or buying them at Barnes and Noble, these page-turners are worth tossing in your tote.

Books

How Meditation Works

Mindfulness meditation is having a moment in the West, and with it some compelling reasons to understand and try it.<p>NicoleAbalde/Flickr<p><i>Mindfulness meditation</i>. Chances are that you've either heard or seen (or rolled your eyes at) these words in recent months, as studies, celebrity endorsements, and …

Philanthropy: Why You Should Demand a ROI | Inc.com

Philanthropy is not about giving money but about solving problems. While well-meaning, the idea of writing a check and calling it "philanthropy" is extremely short-sighted and unfortunately, extremely pervasive.<p>Instead, philanthropist should think like an entrepreneur and think of social challenges …

Entrepreneurship