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Conscious Consumption

I’ve often thought about what exactly it means to be a conscious consumer. Is it possible to make purchases that make us feel as good as they make us look? Do we need to sacrifice quality in order to promote social benefits? Furthermore, how can we add to the “global good” as consumers if we… Read More Conscious Consumption

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Weaving Culture

One of my first professional experiences in international development took place in the far-flung mountains of northern India. I was there working with a local non-governmental organization (NGO) called the Central Himalayan Rural Action Group (CHIRAG). CHIRAG is truly a community-based rural development organization that works on issues ranging from agriculture to education. Its goal is… Read More Weaving Culture