Tag Archives: Malala Yousufzai

Reluctant Leaders: Women Under Post-Taliban Still Struggle

In Afghanistan, desperation fuels change. Kevin Sieff’s Washington Post article details a horrific story from Kabul. Farima, 17 year old girl who dreamed of being a doctor, was trapped in a pre-Taliban promise for marriage, and leapt from her roof to kill herself rather than marry her fiance. Instead of dying, she broke her back […]

#GIRLWITHABOOK

Originally posted on LENA SHAREEF:
Last Monday, my friend Olivia and I decided to launch this idea called #GIRLWITHABOOK. At the time we were venting to each other about how horrified and utterly disgusted we were by the Taliban’s sick attempt at killing Malala Yousafzai on her school bus, and we wanted to do something…

Are you a visionary leader? Look out for shiny things!

It’s up to followers when leaders get foolish… Tom Fishburne  has it right — at least from the point of view of the weary followers distracted by leaders more interested in jargon (or shiny things or band-aid solutions) than in leading.       That’s why we need authenticity in action, sustainable solutions. It’s easy to […]