Learning

Learning 2018-07-09T19:16:18+00:00

“That is what learning is. You suddenly understand something you’ve understood all your life, but in a new way.”
Doris Lessing

JILL BOLTE TAYLOR has become a spokesperson for stroke recovery and for the possibility of coming back from brain injury stronger than before after her own personal experience of stroke.

ANNIE LENNOX, the most successful female British pop musician in history, has now committed herself to raising awareness of, and supporting actions against, the HIV/AIDS crisis in Africa.

PAM WARHURST tells the story of how she and a growing team of volunteers came together to turn plots of unused land into communal vegetable gardens, and to change the narrative of food in their community.

As CEO of the Global Fund for Women, DR MUSIMBI KANYORO works to support women and their ideas so they can expand and grow. She introduces us to the Maragoli concept of “isirika” — a pragmatic way of life that embraces the mutual responsibility to care for one another — something she sees women practicing all over the world. And she calls for those who have more to give more to people working to improve their communities.

HANNA ROSIN reviews startling new data that shows women actually surpassing men in several important measures, such as college graduation rates.