The Power of Personal Narratives

The Power of Personal Narratives

After a long and hot day in Washington DC, we had a leisurely start to our day back here on Bryn Mawr's Campus. During the...

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"Technology Is Not A Panacea. Technology Is A Tool"

"Technology Is Not A Panacea. Technology Is A Tool"

Remember the first time hearing the moans and groans of dial-up internet?  Remember hearing AIM doors opening and closing, of new instant messages popping up?...

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Delegate Reflects on Visit to Washington, DC

Delegate Reflects on Visit to Washington, DC

After hours of walking around DC, meeting Congresswomen and having dinner at the Sri Lankan Abassador's residence, I caught up with delegate Meena Sharma from...

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Day in Philadelphia: "We Can't Ever Forget, We Are All Human Beings"

Day in Philadelphia: "We Can't Ever Forget, We Are All Human Beings"

During the Women in Public Service Institute, one of the most common questions I’ve been asked as a program assistant and very recent alumna of...

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Reflection on Day 5: Modernization and Development

Reflection on Day 5: Modernization and Development

Modernization was the focus of Professor Michael Allen in his riveting presentation on Day 5 of the Institute, entitled “From Conflict to Creating the Future We...

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"You Can't Do Nothing and Have Change"

"You Can't Do Nothing and Have Change"

Yesterday morning and afternoon on Day 4 of the Institute, the conversations were centered around very heavy topics including genocide, rape, sexual torture and even forced...

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Reactions to Day 4: Testimony and Justice

Reactions to Day 4: Testimony and Justice

In today's morning session the conversation was centered on war crimes and injustices, the consequences of war on woemenn, and different notions of justice. One...

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"Women should not be included in peacebuilding negotiations because..." Reflections on Day 3

"Women should not be included in peacebuilding negotiations because..." Reflections on Day 3

On Day 3 of the Institute, our delegates took part in workshops designed around the theme of “The Intersection of Peacebuilding and Development”. The day...

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