Amy will be presenting a TED talk entitled “The Girl Who Knew Too Much- The Emotional Cost of Educating Girls in the Developing World.”
Tune in sometime between 11 and noon tomorrow (Saturday 26th April, Pacific time)
Dear Friends and Supporters: I wrote the following blog post several days ago, but it didn’t seem to go out. Please forgive me if you’re seeing this as a repeat!.
We are preparing to send out some sweet end-of-the-year photo cards, and we have realized that we do
You are awesome for reading this. And Seattle is awesome. Thank you, dear reader. And thank you, The Seattle Foundation!
GiveBIG is a remarkable one-day donation ‘stretching’ event backed by a ton of great organizations, and we are honored to be part of it this year.
Then, if you are so inclined, click on the picture below to
It is hard to believe that Shanta’s village exists in the same time and world as the life I lead in West Seattle. It just seems impossible.
But here is the proof. When Scott and Shailendra returned to the village to film Shanta’s mom’s journey to the city, they called me. I got to talk to Sarita on speakerphone while
Hiring Kristin was never exactly a decision. It just happened. Sort of like we always knew it would. We toasted to it and talked about money and all that. But, it was so natural. She has been our neighbor and dear friend since the beginning. It was Kristin who created a ceremony of mourning for Shanta shortly after her death.
We have been back from the village, in Kathmandu, for three days. I have dreamed about the village and The Darnals all three nights. We were with them, I mean really with them during our two week village shoot. We ate with them. Went to work and school with them. We unzipped our tents with our toothbrushes in our mouths