Month: April 2017

From Disability To Diversability With Tiffany Yu

From Disability to Diversability: that's the great leap forward we owe to Tiffany Yu, founder of Diversability, and her amazing team. How does gives people with different abilities a renewed sense of identity?

/ April 26, 2017

Two Sides Of The Genetic Coin: How To Survive If You Don’t Feel Pain?

Have you ever dreamed about a superpower? To have wings and fly like a bird or become invisible and pass through walls? Maybe you have a dream to never feel pain? If so, I have good news for you! It’s possible! People who never feel pain...

/ April 26, 2017

How Vicky Townsend Leveraged Her Own Divorce To Create An Association Of Divorce Professionals

Divorce is something no one wants to go through, yet many do. In this sensitive business, a couple needs as much support as it can get, kids or no kids. Vicky Townsend knows that from a first-hand experience. She saw a flaw in the divorce system...

/ April 26, 2017

‘Afghan Women’s Writing Project’: Empowering Afghan Women To Speak

Founded in 2009, AWWP is working at making Afghan women be not afraid to speak and create influences in their country as well as abroad. Such national dialogues seem to be the most efficient way to show existing inequalities and violence in relation to women in...

/ April 26, 2017

Weed eCommerce: How Baker Technologies Builds “Shopify For Cannabis”

A three-year-old startup Baker Technologies created an e-commerce platform to meet the needs of dispensaries and ease some difficult points of the legal weed industry.

/ April 25, 2017

Arthena: How Madelaine D’Angelo Transforms Art Collection Concept

Art has been performing historically well across all market sectors in times of high and rising inflation, and rebounded very quickly after the last recession. In 2014, Arthena, an NYC-based digital art investment startup has entered the marketplace, rising the question of whether art investment is...

/ April 25, 2017

Andrey`s Story: My Way From Brothel to Asexual | #Asexuality

Asexuality may take many forms: from the lack of sexual desire to its complete absence. Scientists say there are two types of asexuality: congenital and acquired. Asexuals of the second type can feel pleasure, however due to some reasons, they avoid sexual relationships. Andrey, university student,...

/ April 25, 2017

Meet Brittney ‘BlondeNerd’ Brombacher, An Unusual YouTuber You Should Know

"My name is Brittney Brombacher, and I hail from Seattle, WA. I have three passions in life: video games, zombies and saucy hot wings. I had always loved video games and the industry, and one day I found myself sitting on my couch and pondering life."

/ April 25, 2017

WeMENA: How To Empower Womenpreneurs To Solve The Most Difficult Problems

Resilience is the ability for individuals, communities and systems to survive, adapt and grow despite stresses and shocks. From the impacts of climate change, to an increase of refugees, cities across the Middle East and North Africa face a growing number of environmental, social and economic...

/ April 25, 2017