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Changemakers

Changemakers are individuals who change the world in their own ways. I am lucky to meet them and talk to them. Read about them here.

“Always be learning” and other lessons from LeanIn

This article was originally written for LeanIn Netherlands. I first read Sheryl Sandberg's book Lean In: Women, Work and the Will to Lead in 2014. The book has so much valuable insights about career women, women in leadership and moms with career...
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5 limiting beliefs of negotiation busted

Slide by Wies Bratby. With almost everyone in isolation, there's new life being breathed into webinars. On my 8th week of working from home, I have seen countless of webinars on crisis communications (and marketing), leading a virtual team and th...
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Fil-Dutch siblings sell cupcakes for Haiyan/Yolanda victims

At less than 10 years old, half-Filipino and half-Dutch siblings Kai and Danique De Wit already know what the victims of the most destructive typhoon in 2013 need. Danique, 7, gladly explained to GMA News in Dutch what the victims, especially the ...
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Jimmy’s Cambodian dream

How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world. ~Anne Frank “What is your name? How many brothers and sisters do you have?’’ the kids asked in unison as we stepped into the premises of Jimmy's Village ...
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13-year-old former streetchild wins International Children’s Peace Prize

In recognition for his work for Filipino street children, 13-year-old Kesz Valdez was awarded the International Children’s Peace Prize today at the Hall of Knights in The Hague, The Netherlands. Former Nobel Peace Prize winner Archbishop Desmond Tutu...
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