Music without Borders: International Relations Made Better by Music

December 3, 2020 We are delighted to share this blog, previously posted on Rhythm Planet by our esteemed guest blogger Tom Schnabel. In this blog, he covers the legendary jazz musician John McLaughlin beginning with his recent performance with a group of international musicians at the Berklee College of Music in its European campus in […]

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, the challenges ahead (November 10, 2020)

Written by: Fazela Haniff Heading up the Urban Alliance on Race Relations in Toronto in 1990 allowed me to build a career through a Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion lens before LinkedIn existed; before it was okay to post likes for sharing examples of nudges or outing racist behavior. With the increased visibility of inclusion challenges, […]

Dreaming of a Brighter and Better Education System (October 1, 2020)

Written by: Jasmin Saidi-Kuehnert   Photo: Maui, HI / Jasmin Saidi-Kuehnert If I had a choice as to who would be our next Secretary of Education, it would be either Dr. Jill Biden or Dr. Michael Sorrell, President of Paul Quinn College.  Both have proven years of experience in the field and are genuine about […]

Solving Puzzles and the Art of Giving Feedback (August 24, 2020)

August 17, 2020 Jasmin Saidi-Kuehnert is the Founder, President, and CEO of the Academic Credentials Evaluation Institute (ACEI). She has dedicated the last 30 years to international education, sharing her knowledge as a published author and speaker on world education systems. As an advisor, Jasmin helps institutions and organizations navigate emerging markets, credential evaluation standards, […]

USA: A Potpourri of Accents, Cultures, Languages, and More (August 3, 2020)

Image credit: Korean-Born Artist Sungho Choi explores the inherent cultural diversity of the United States in this cermaic on wood installation titled “My America.” In this week’s blog we would like to share a few interactive maps produced by The Business Insider that show immigration patterns in the U.S. and a few others that show […]