witches are good, a cultural diversity day story from a 12 year old, and how I got my intentional listening skills

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

Cooking: Travel Around the World with Your Tastebuds

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

Travel: celebrate the beauty of diversity in our world

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

Searching for Inclusivity in Education & Beyond

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