Global Advocate Program Manager of Mama Hope, Katie Hale, talks about questioning the single story narrative of poverty that emphasizes differences and scarcity.
As Melton Fellows are preparing for the Global Citizenship Conference, Millicent Adjei of Ashesi University talked about the deficit ideology and how we can defy the standard narrative about Africa.
Unable to obtain visas to Pakistan, Melton Fellows set in motion a plan to gather interviews of Pakistanis to compliment interviews of Indians, as the Narratives team explores stories of Partition. Here is Project Team member Julian Klauke in his own words:
How four sisters empowered women and changed their community.
In 2007 , a single mother and her son left the most dangerous country in the world to move to a safer place. And this is where the story begins ....
It took my body another half a decade to embark on the tumultuous journey called puberty. By then, I was helplessly trapped ....
Welcoming people who have already lost their safety and freedom is the only right thing to do, says Melton Fellow Leo Schwarz.
Us vs. the others? Why do we actually think in such categories? Who defines who is ‘us’ or ‘the others’?
Have you ever wondered what it would be like if someone walked up to you and said you weren’t ‘allowed’ to have four limbs? That you would have to either hide or fight something you were born with?
This post is the first Featured Act from our 100 Acts of Global Citizenship program. To discover more acts, visit our campaign page! Vladimir Fomene, a Melton Fellow from Cameroon, studies Computer Science at Ashesi University. When he started thinking about his Act of Global Citizenship, Vladimir wanted to address a social cause in his own field of study. That’s […]