EDUCATION

GLM Highlight in Education: Strive Masiyiwa
on November 1, 2012 at 3:01 am / in EDUCATION

GLM Highlight in Education: Strive Masiyiwa

Strive Masiyiwa was chosen to be honored as one of our GLM Highlights in Education.  He was selected because of his commitment of $6.4 Million dollars to send 40 African Students to the world-renown Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia.  Strive is a Zimbabwean-born businessman and philanthropist; he is also the founder and chairman of Econet Wireless, a diversified telecommunications group […]

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GLM Highlight in Education: Rebecca Mieliwocki
on November 1, 2012 at 3:01 am / in EDUCATION

GLM Highlight in Education: Rebecca Mieliwocki

Rebecca Mieliwocki was chosen to be honored as one of our GLM Highlights in Education.  She received the 2012 National Teacher of the Year award for championing the restoration of dignity and admiration to teachers.  In April, she received congratulations from President Barack Obama at a ceremony at the White House.  Mieliwocki is truly on a mission to give her […]

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GLM Highlight in Education:  TED.com
on November 1, 2012 at 2:53 am / in EDUCATION

GLM Highlight in Education: TED.com

TED.com was chosen to be honored as one of our GLM Highlights in Education.  TED was selected because it is a nonprofit organization that’s devoted to “Ideas Worth Spreading”.  It started out in 1984 as a conference bringing together people from three worlds:  Technology, Entertainment, and Design.  These ideas are shared in the form of speeches, given by the top […]

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The Spirit of Entrepreneurship: Taking Risks
on September 1, 2012 at 9:03 am / in EDUCATION, Uncategorized

The Spirit of Entrepreneurship: Taking Risks

By Annie Rivera   If you asked me today to define the word “entrepreneurship,” I would tell you it means, “taking risks.” After two separate layoffs in a ten-year time span, that is exactly where I found myself today – in a state of flux and taking risks. I was always a free-spirited individual looking for ways to spread my […]

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Left Behind
on July 2, 2012 at 10:45 am / in EDUCATION

Left Behind

 Left Behind by Tamika Kelly Kinnis Kelly III sat in awe as he listened in on a conversation between two educators who were ranting on about the disrespect, low academics, and “I don’t care attitude” of their students.  Their conversation was also filled with complaints about the unbelievable demands given by administrators, high stakes testing requirements, the lack of student discipline, […]

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You Are Your Knowledge
on July 1, 2012 at 12:09 am / in EDUCATION

You Are Your Knowledge

You Are Your Knowledge   By:  Oana Niculae  “Own only what you can always carry with you: know languages, know countries, know people. Let your memory be your travel bag.” ~ Alexander Solzhenitsyn Russian novelist, Nobel Prize for Literature (1970) When we were very young, perhaps eight and eleven years old, my father summoned me and my younger sister to the […]

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From Peak to Peak
on July 1, 2012 at 12:08 am / in EDUCATION

From Peak to Peak

From Peak to Peak By: Marquez Hughley One of the things that I’ve learned about life is that you should never get comfortable where you are. I’m not saying that you should not be content with where you are, because then you fail to enjoy and appreciate each moment of your life. What I’m really emphasizing is the fact that […]

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