Posts:October 2013, KSR

International Day of the Girl–Ketchum’s Support for Room to Read

by Julie Ferriot| October 10, 2013

On Friday, October 11, the global community will celebrate International Day of the Girl, an observance day established by the United Nations last year. The goal of the observance is to increase awareness of inequality faced by girls worldwide based on their gender and to help generate more opportunity for girls. Although educating girls is […]

The Intersection of Social Issues and New Media

by Kathleen Banzon| October 9, 2013

“Sitting around and worrying about an issue does not solve anything,” Jody Williams, chair of the Nobel Women’s Initiative, exclaimed. Her words reverberated throughout the auditorium as I tried to make my way down the aisles of intent listeners who were fervently tweeting, updating statuses, regramming filtered photos and publishing blog posts. Mashable hosted its […]