Why we have too few women leaders -- Sheryl Sandberg
Sheryl Sandberg is not only the COO of Facebook but also one of the many faces of modern feminism. With her warm personality and unique proclivity for humor, Sandberg shows us a world in which 57% of men entering the workforce are negotiating their pay while only 7% of women do the same. In this talk she explores three messages to ensure women remain in the workforce: to sit at the table, make your partner a real partner, and don't leave before you leave. Learn how we all can lean in with Sheryl Sandberg.
I survived a terrorist attack. Here’s what I learned -- Gill Hicks
A survivor of the 7/7 terrorist attacks in London, Hicks brings us what is was like before and after a suicide bomber detonated his device just feet away from her in the London Tube. She demonstrates how love can prevail in the face of sheer terror and hatred and poses the question to humanity, “when will we embrace the wisdom of our era to rise above mere tolerance and move to an acceptance for all who are only a label until we know them”
The beauty and diversity of Muslim life -- Bassam Tariq
Bassam Tariq has brought us many important project before, such as his 30 Mosques 30 States project, in order to show us the life, love, community, and family of many of our Muslim brothers and sisters. He takes us to Pakistan to show us the true love and beauty of a region often portrayed as violent, lifeless, and cold. As Ramadan comes to a close in the coming weeks, let us take the time to learn about our neighbors in the Muslim community so that we can see in each of them the heart of compassion and of love.
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