Innovators

People, ideas, products and methods

Parker J. Palmer – Writer, Speaker, Educator and Activist

“I’m using the word heart as they did in ancient times, when it didn’t merely mean the emotions, as it tends to mean today. It meant that center in the human self where everything comes together—where will and intellect and values and feeling and intuition and vision all converge. It meant the source of one’s

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charity:water

“2 billion people live without” safely managed drinking water services” (on site, available when needed and uncontaminated).”  WHO Drinking-Water Fact Sheet Imagine a popular nightclub promoter deciding to turn his life around and channel his energies and passion into making a difference in the world? Scott Harrison has built one of the most successful and

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Health in Harmony

“Founded on Radical Listening, Health in Harmony is a rainforest conservation organization holistically addressing the health of people, ecosystems, and the planet.” The tension between conservation of natural resources and the health and wellbeing of local populations has long existed. Dr. Kinari Webb, an American physician and Ashoka and Mulago fellow, founded Health in Harmony

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A Physician turned Artist Transcends Boundaries

The Artist Within I recently read the fascinating story of Dr. Gindi, a German/Egyptian physician turned sculptor. She traveled the world as a general practitioner before shifting her life into that of an artist, studying at the Florence Academy of Art. Although she states that this may not be the most expected transition for a physician, she

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