Everyone Is “Zoomed” Out…Right?

When life came to a screeching halt in New York City last year, I was grateful to have Zoom to stay connected with friends and colleagues. Videoconferencing had been part of my professional life for years, but suddenly using it to attend virtual group dinners, happy...

Stand up for Women and Girls

Globally, we are witnessing a growing backlash against women’s rights, which is further normalizing violence against women and girls. While many countries have made real progress in advancing gender equality, too many still suffer from dangerous patriarchal...

Congratulations WFP!

I woke up this morning to some historic news: The World Food Programme (WFP) has won the 2020 Nobel Prize for Peace. “The coronavirus pandemic has contributed to a strong upsurge in the number of victims of hunger in the world,” the prize committee wrote in a...

Democracy: Use It or Lose It

This is a use-it-or-lose-it moment for American democracy. I am proud to be working with The Vote Mask this year to help encourage people to vote and raise funds for organizations that inform and uphold the election process.

Media in the Time of Corona

So much has changed this year. Which is why I had to change some of my materials as I prepared to train new spokespeople this month.