Two Poems and the Power to Choose As a little girl I remember sitting at my father’s feet as he would recall classic poems and teach my five siblings and me the principles that could be derived from each masterpiece. Two in particular piqued my interest as a little girl and have stuck with me.…Details
On any humid morning along Boston’s Charles River you might be able to find Angela Fisher Ricks running or biking the tree-lined parkland paths with her husband or a friend. Angela is originally from Utah, but now lives in Boston where she graduated from the Harvard Graduate School of Education with a master’s degree with…Details
Here Esraa’ .D. Mahadin explains how she helps to bring about community change by including men in efforts to improve human rights.
Centuries ago among the Igbo people in Nigeria, women had a level of autonomy not experienced today. Amaka Akudinobi, who is an Igbo woman, associates the shift in women’s status with the British coming into Nigeria and instilling their values on the people there. Through the nineteenth century, certain aspects of European ideology were integrated…Details
In this month of June, where Father’s Day is celebrated, and we are focusing on our interdependent relationships with men here at Big Ocean, we thought having insight from a man who considers himself a maternal feminist would be valuable. Here, Matt Hyde shares his experience in embracing this philosophy. We are thankful for the…Details