Education = “Huru”

It’s a struggle, sometimes, doing this law school thing. Especially during the summer when gallivanting in the sun is vastly more appealing than reading evidence rules. Tonight, when I decided to close the books for the evening, I ran across a tweet that put my whining into perspective. “Did your school have a girls’ bathroom?” […]

My Inspiration: A Powerful Woman

In my last post I asked for you to tell me who inspired you – thanks for your comments and tweets! I also promised to tell the story of a woman who inspires me. The CARE Conference is invigorating on so many levels and hearing the stories of women who have overcome monumental barriers is […]

Weekly Wrap Up: February 27, 2011

International Call: Gaddafi Must Go The UN Security Council voted unanimously Saturday to impose sanctions on Libya because of Muammar Gaddafi’s orders to violently attack protestors. The Council backed an arms embargo and asset freeze and referred Gaddafi to the International Criminal Court for alleged crimes against humanity. While his regime still controls Tripoli, the eastern […]

Congo’s Greatest Resource: Empowered Women

With high spirits, song, dance, and drums, women in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo celebrated last weekend and wore black t-shirts that read, “stop the rape of our most precious resource.” Even more remarkable, the apathetic Congolese government sent a high-level delegation of officers and peacemakers as security, a spectacle that lined the streets with […]