Laura Pincus Hartman

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How Many People in Haiti Have AIDS? Trump's Alleged Insult Immigrant Insult Doesn't Reflect Facts

The Trump administration spent the holiday weekend fending off the uproar over President Donald Trump’s reported insults about largely black …

How Grantmakers Unwittingly Make Life Harder For Nonprofits

“Philanthropy” is generally translated from its Latin roots as “the love of humankind.” That means we automatically assume that all philanthropists are motivated, at least to some degree, ­by a desire to make life better for others. We see this assumption at work across the philanthropic landscape, …

Museums

What It’s Like to be Invisible

A lot of people ask me, what’s it like to be a woman in tech? Is it so bad? Are men always hitting on you?<p>Yes, people hit on each other in business …

Existential Riddles

A <i>farmer has to transport a fox, a chicken, and a sack of corn across a river. She can carry only one item at a time. If left together, the fox will eat the chicken, and the chicken will eat the corn. How does the farmer do it</i>?<p>The farmer begins by carrying the chicken across the river. But, as she …

Short Hair

Why Behavioral Economics is Cool, and I’m Not

Here are some of my favorite surprising studies. What do they have in common?<p>People are more likely to buy jam when they’re presented with 6 flavors …

The 10 Least Visited Countries in Europe, and Why You Should Visit Them All

<i>By Jason Heidemann for the Orbitz Travel Blog</i><p>Some dwarf in comparison to their gargantuan neighbors, others are still branded with a scarlet letter thanks to past global conflicts and none can compete with France's food scene, England's charms or Italy's gorgeous coastline, but nevertheless you …

European Travel

Everything Doesn't Happen For A Reason

Education Technology

A Girl Gets Her Period And Is Banished To The Shed: #15Girls

Kamala B.K. is tiny. She's barely 5 feet tall. A bright red ribbon sets off her dark hair.<p>As she walks past our guesthouse in the village of Thankot, we try to get her to come over and talk to us. But the 14-year-old won't come over to the porch.<p>This story is part of our <b>#15Girls series</b>, profiling …

Short Hair

How Haiti Got its Name – A reminder this Columbus Day

Before Columbus’ arrival, Haiti had been known by a few names: “Ayiti” by the native population, “Quisqueya” to the people on surrounding islands, …

The 15 Hottest New Restaurants in Paris

Today, Eater returns to Paris, France, to check in on the newest dining destinations the city has on offer. Once again, food writer Alexander Lobrano, who has lived in the French capital for 30 years, selects his picks for the unmissable openings of the past 12 months.<p>“Paris has never been more …

France

Advertising & Social Good: A Perfect Marriage or a Recipe for Disaster

In the past several years, the advertising/marketing industry has undergone huge changes that have created an array of challenges and opportunities: The use of “big data” to target consumers has raised concerns about the collection and use of personal information. The massive growth of “native …

Marketing

How you can stop making your best employees miserable

(Moodboard/Getty)<p>The <i>New York Times</i> recently carried a provocative thought piece by Arthur C. Brooks called Rising to Your Level of Misery at Work. …

Leadership

A new app that lets users' friends 'virtually walk them home at night' is exploding in popularity

The Companion app, created by five students from the University of Michigan, enables users to request a friend or family member to keep them company virtually and track their journey home via GPS on an online map.<p>Although they can do so, the friend or family member does not need to have installed …

Apps

How Students Can Use Business Ethics Highlights

Students in courses on business ethics, corporate social responsibility, corporate citizenship, and sustainability will find BEH a rich source of …

Notre sélection des meilleurs restos les pieds dans l’eau à Marseille

<b>Pendant l’été, quoi de plus agréable que de déjeuner ou dîner au bord de la mer ? Made in Marseille a sélectionné pour vous cinq restos marseillais</b> …

Boston University Is Proof That University Campuses Are Anything But 'Post-Racial'

Three summers ago I took my first step onto Boston University’s campus as an accepted student in mid-July; when I stepped into the Metcalf Ballroom …

Sexual Harassment

Why “Effective Altruism” Isn’t Enough

<i>This piece is a response to Peter Singer’s argument for effective altruism, both originally published in this month’s</i> Boston Review<i>.</i> <i>In his post,</i> …

People Are Finally Talking About The Thing Nobody Wants To Talk About

When Elynn Walter walks into a room of officials from global health organizations and governments, this is how she likes to get their attention:<p>"I'll say, 'OK, everyone stand up and yell the word blood!' or say, 'Half of the people in the world have their period!' "<p>It's her way of getting people …

Menstruation

Chicago Doughnut Guide: Where to Eat Fried Dough

Mornings can be a real struggle but we're here to help you get a sugar-fueled start to the day. Doughnuts have long been a breakfast staple but a recent surge in popularity has made Chicago home to many of the country's best shops. Whether it's an old fashioned or a Long John, these spots have what …

Dessert

Three tough questions about corporate social responsibility

(Steve Debenport/Getty)<p>I recently participated in a conference on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), where I gave a short presentation on the …

Here’s the right way for companies to donate to charity

Old-fashioned philanthropy has fallen out of fashion, but it’s still powerful if you do it right. (Lisa Romerein/Image Bank/Getty)<p>Thirty years ago I …

Sustainability