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What is your crazy idea?

Mamata Pokharel's picture

When you think fashion, the last thing you would imagine is a person wearing the same dress over and over and over again – for a whole year. Yet, that is what Sheena Matheiken, founder of the Uniform Project did. She pledged to wear one little black dress for 365 days to promote sustainability, and raise funds for the Akanksha Foundation – a non-profit organization providing education to children living in Indian slums.

Kicking off the new year: 'OUR YEAR, OUR VOICE'

Yasmine Cathell's picture

The International Year of Youth officially begins on August 12th, 2010.  While youth bring excitement, optimism and revolutionary ways of looking at things to the table, it’s nice to see that this gift of the younger generations is recognized and encouraged by the part of society controlling decision making: the older folks. 

Connecting with souls for a better world

Maria Rodriguez's picture

Are you a big fan of any band? I love music and I like some bands a lot, but to actually be a “big fan” is a different thing. One of the bands I’m a huge fan of is U2, and the reason is that they actually use music as a means to achieve great impact in our world.