Journeys, Culture, Thanksgiving

Lynn’s parents are from Egypt, she grew up in Canada, settled in Chicago. Derek was born in the Roxbury neighborhood of Boston, lived 5 years in Japan, another year in London, before coming back home. What gives us roots? How does the thread of journeys through culture make us who we are right now, at…

Raul Colon Veterans Day

Activism through Entrepreneurship

How do you support the causes you believe in? Are they personal commitments or part of your business? For activist and entrepreneur Raúl Colón, those two are intertwined. “My job is to support those causes I believe in, and for those causes to achieve their objective,” says Raúl, about his work to help with hurricane…

Because Life is Too Short to Be Ho-Hum with Karen Putz

On this episode of Intercultural Spark we talk with Karen Putz, Passion Coach, Midlife Reinvention Challenge Mentor and founder of Ageless Passions. She’s also co-founder of TheDiversityAcademy.com, a diversity academy for interpreters for the deaf. Karen herself was born hard-of-hearing and became deaf after a barefoot skiing accident as a teen. But it was going back to that sport–in midlife—and competitively! — that changed everything.

Cultural Exchange and Inclusive Communication

Cultural exchange and intercultural communications brings the world closer together. See how Sao Paulo native Alex de Miranda lives that in his personal and professional life, as President of the Illinois-Sao Paulo Partners of the Americas and as a Cultural Strategist with the intercultural marketing practice, Drumm. Have you ever been asked to speak on…