Administr@tor Magazine The International Literacy Association (ILA) declared April 14 as Leaders for Literacy Day with the goal of inspiring collective action to address global literacy. The day included both online Twitter chats (#AgeofLiteracy), as well as a panel discussion at the Institute of International Education in New York City.
Forbes “To me it’s a really graphic demonstration that the immune system is sitting there, waiting,” says Jedd Wolchok, Director, Ludwig Collaborative Laboratory at Memorial Sloan Kettering and lead author of the new study. “And there are immune cells which are fully prepared to get rid of these tumors. But they are being held in check.”
Next City Ben Hecht, president and CEO of Living Cities, has not just taken notice, but has begun to actively collect and share different strategies that cities have taken to catalyze more inclusive hiring of public leaders.
Mashable Websites that let you find places to crash not only provide a free bed (or floor) for travelers to sleep on, but are also gateways into new cultures. Hosts can act simply as landlords or as personal guides in unfamiliar lands. And these networks are rapidly growing; CouchSurfing.org has a membership of more than 10 million globally in 200,000 different cities, according to its website.
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