Posts tagged ch4
New Podcast: Where are you REALLY from? Exclusive DNA Reveal

Curiosity about one’s race and ethnicity breaks all sorts of diplomatic niceties and sometimes offends.

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Having Your Nationality Stolen by a Madman

Talyn Rahman-Figueroa reflects on the actions and global repercussions of a Head of State gone rogue.

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What's in a Name?

Why did changing the name of a terrorist group become so significant to the community? Here is the story why Rehman Chishti MP won the Grassroot Diplomat Initiative Award. 

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Choosing to Lead Happy

Talyn Rahman-Figueroa, CEO of Grassroot Diplomat, shares an intimate moment on when she realised leading for happiness serves people better than leading out of fear. See what she means in her latest Founder's blog.

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Does Money Equal Success?

A couple years ago, I woke up in my car behind a laundromat in Humboldt county. I’ve had been living out of it for several weeks and I couldn’t be happier. No job or home, half-starved and sleep deprived, yet I had found what I was looking for. This felt like the success in life I never attained in Los Angeles, no matter how many jobs I booked or where I lived.

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Why You Are Lucky To Be You

Talyn Rahman-Figueroa, CEO of Grassroot Diplomat, looks into a fascinating level of discrimination one can be born with. See what she means in her latest Founder's blog.

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Hail the Diversity Champion Councillor Sanchia Alasia

Councillor Sanchia Alasia, policy winner for the 2014 Grassroot Diplomat Initiative Award, was chosen for her work on equality and diversity. Successfully winning her position in May 2010 by unseating BNP member Robert Bailey, Cllr Alasia become the youngest woman on the council. Now, as part of the Labour Black Women’s network, Cllr Alasia mentors women as well as pointing them to shadowing opportunities, so that they can learn more about how to get involved in local politics and public life. 

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