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Daughters of Virginia

Virginia — homeland to more than its share of significant contributors to art, history, politics, science, sports, and law – has a history replete with stories of human potential realized….

Meritocracy

When the world tells you that the highway to personal fulfillment is accessible to all, yet you struggle to find the on-ramp, do you begin to believe the journey is…

How Technology is Affecting Empathy in Kids.

Empathy, a key ingredient of Emotional Intelligence, plays a major role in developing healthy organizations and effective leadership.  But research suggests that concern for others also fosters individual happiness —…

White Men in Diversity and Inclusion

Is there a role for white men in diversity? Do you expect a diversity and inclusion expert to be a woman or a man with brown skin or someone else…

Finding New Emotions Through Language

Is there a word that describes the inexplicable urge to burst out laughing at an inappropriate moment? Is there a name for the very distinctive sort of disappointment that strikes…

Celebrate Our Diverse Community This Spring

Spring is a wonderful time to get outside – both outside of your house and outside of your cultural confines. In the Richmond region, we’re fortunate that the warming weather…

Diversity and Inclusion in the Old Dominion

While the grand spectacle of national politics dominates the news, it can be easy to miss the lawmaking underway closer to home. The Virginia General Assembly session that adjourned on…

Anybody Can Play

The funny thing about history is that it’s always in the making. We’re living it every day. And with even the most mundane, seemingly insignificant choices we make, we define…

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