Some initial thoughts from a travel-addled brain

Yes, this happens close to home, too, and yes, there are ways we can all help. I will soon address all of that, but right now I’m getting my bearings about me.

Khru Ja

I got to spend an afternoon with someone whose spirit would make me reconsider the existence of God.

Meet The Exodus Road

On strategy, teams, collaboration and those whose faces we cannot show you: how do you even begin to fight human trafficking?

Through the haze of jet lag

After more than 30 hours of travel, I’m finally on the other side of the world. Where they are playing my daughter’s favorite song in the hotel lobby.

I have words

From Salt Lake to Dallas, Dallas to Hong Kong, Hong Kong to Southeast Asia, Southeast Asia to your screen.

Curate for a Cause

A chance to share two very exciting pieces of news.

Because you can’t get cooties from a virtual hug

Hey. How are you? Yeah? You need a hug? Me, too.

“All great achievements require time”

A year ago this week I was in Bangladesh with the maternal health organization Every Mother Counts to visit clinics and observe programs that had been implemented by both private organizations and the government in slums and villages to improve the lives of women. Even though it’s a deeply cliché thing to say or write [...]

Bangladesh and beyond, part three

For the recent Yahoo! charitable contribution I worked with Erin Thornton, Executive Producer of Every Mother Counts, who was able to get in touch with a campaign chief at Save the Children. Here’s how our contributions are going to be applied: In Bangladesh, only 1 in 4 births are attended by a medically trained healthcare [...]

Bangladesh and beyond, part two

After reading all of your suggestions and opinions on charitable organizations and then consulting with persons who have much more experience with this kind of work than I do, I’ve decided to give the Yahoo! donation to Save the Children for a couple of reasons. First, they not only do great work here in the [...]