When I was a kid, there was a haunted house in my grandma’s village. One of those houses where we, as adventurous kids, would challenge each other to go in and take a peek. No one ever made it past the front door, which was always open. At least, that’s how I remember it. My … Continue reading witches are good, a cultural diversity day story from a 12 year old, and how I got my intentional listening skills
Hi, I’m Aleli. I’m the Chief Operations and Sustainability Officer at Amara and PCF.
Today is the third Thursday of May, which means it's Global Accessibility Awareness Day. A celebration that holds a personal significance in my life.
In my journey of discovering and trying out recipes from different countries and cultures, I often come across different measuring units and making a wrong conversion can make a recipe go downhill pretty quickly. One time I made the mistake of thinking a “cup” meant the same thing no matter where you are, and my … Continue reading Cooking: Travel Around the World with Your Tastebuds
by Ana-Maria Lupu I guess I have had a sense of adventure since I was a kid. I've always spent my time climbing trees and hills, discovering hidden places at my grandparents' countryside home, and sometimes even getting in trouble because of that. New beginnings sometimes start from ashes. I don't think I ever acknowledged … Continue reading Travel: celebrate the beauty of diversity in our world
Sometimes it takes feeling safe to let yourself stand out. Long before I was a Product Specialist at Amara and PCF, I trained to be a teacher. Specifically, I studied secondary education in mathematics to high school students. Algebra, trigonometry, calculus– you name it, I learned how to teach it! I chose to study education … Continue reading Searching for Inclusivity in Education & Beyond
It’s book day, people! And I'd like to bring you a special World Book Day edition of Liane's Morning Talks in the Mirror, which is what I call it when I talk to you and myself about myself! Today I want to tell you about the books that had a special influence on me. Books … Continue reading It’s book day, people!
The world needs neurodiversity just as much as an ecosystem needs biodiversity in order to flourish. And if we can make learning more accessible to more people, they might not be as afraid to speak up to ask for help, share an idea, or to change the world.