Temple Grandin: The Cattle Lady, Honoured


Temple Grandin, or ‘the cattle lady,’ is a Colorado State University professor of animal sciences and spokesperson for autism. Prof Grandin is one of 10 women to be named to the National Women’s Hall of Fame for 2017. The organisation describes the inductees’ work as having changed the course of human history. Grandin has been a … Read more

Amy Cuddy Says: Pose, Fake It and Become It!


Dr. Amelia Shepard, Power Posing. (Photo courtesy: Youtube.) In March 2015 I wrote a post that started off by saying: I admit it; I am a Grey’s Anatomy fan. Last week’s show centered around Dr. Amelia Shepard performing groundbreaking brain surgery. During her preparation for the surgery, Amelia goes through some confidence builders, including standing … Read more

Angelina Jolie: A Woman To Admire


  Angelina Jolie over the years has proven to be a powerhouse of intelligence, goodwill, talent, and beauty. I remember first writing about her humanitarian efforts a few years ago. Since then, she has demonstrated even more strength and good character. Currently, Angelina Jolie, the longtime Special Envoy for the UN Refugee Agency, has been … Read more

Leela Hazzah: The Lion Guardian


A fascinating profile of Leela Hazzah and her Organization “Lion Guardians.” This organization mentors the Maasai of Africa to become guardians of Lions instead of hunting them in order to protect the lion population. The overall lion population is growing due to their efforts. Hazzah has won an award from CNN. By Amanda Ricks

Angelina Jolie Makes Humanitarian Plea.


Humanitarian, Angelina Jolie. Humanitarian, Actress, and Director, Angelina Jolie has penned a new op-ed for the New York Times, calling for funding and a humanitarian response to the refugees of civil war in Syria and Iraq. The mother of six traveled to Khanke, Iraq on an envoy with the United Nations Refugee Agency. While there Ms. … Read more

Audrey Hepburn: Screen Legend And So Much More

Born in Belgium in 1929, Hepburn spent her early teen years living in the Nazi-occupied Netherlands where she experienced the brutality and deprivation of war firsthand. She witnessed Jews in her community being rounded up in trucks and trains. The Nazis executed ms. Hepburn’s uncle and cousin, and Hepburn herself suffered from malnutrition during a … Read more