V-Day 2016 

  For many years I have been a supporter of the V-Day Movement and of Eve Ensler's incredible work bringing the voices and stories of women around the world to the world stage.  In 1998, Eve launched V-Day, a global non-profit movement that has raised over $100 million for groups working to end violence against … Continue reading V-Day 2016 

Challenging the Stereotypes…

http://youtu.be/qSElmEmEjb4 In 2012, 'Mama Hope' launched "African Men. Hollywood Stereotypes" aiming to start a movement that would shift the perception about Africa.  They were tired of seeing the stereotypes: helpless children with distended bellies and flies in their eyes or bloodthirsty warlords toting AK-47s. These stereotypes hurt. They hurt the African people whose lives were misrepresented … Continue reading Challenging the Stereotypes…

The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year 

   I count myself very lucky to have been brought up in a family where, no matter where else you are for the rest of the year, Christmas is a time for us all to be together. From watching 'Elf' and 'It's A Wonderful Life' together and quoting along with them to piling our plates … Continue reading The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year