Feliz Dia de la Mama to my Guatemalan Mothers

By | May 10th, 2016|

It’s been three months since I moved into my six foot-by-six foot hidden orange room behind the washing machines of [...]

PLAN INTERNATIONAL Worldwide Annual Review 2015: The Unsolved Issues of Girls’ Rights

By | March 31st, 2016|

Recently in Guatemala, the worldwide leader on children’s rights had a panel discussing the role of girls on society, the [...]

SHEVA Attends First Technology and Violence Prevention Forum in Guatemala

By | March 29th, 2016|

One of the key subjects we teach women and girls is Internet Security. So, when we heard that one of [...]

New Year’s Resolutions: Keep them small

By | January 5th, 2016|

My New Year's resolutions list has been getting smaller every year, not because I am less ambitious or lazy. Actually, [...]

Great (Relationship) Expectations

By | December 22nd, 2015|

My Mom said to me after my first real breakup: "choose carefully who you decide to spend your life with, [...]

Things: Holiday Edition

By | December 11th, 2015|

As Christmas quickly approaches, we are never more reminded that we need things–things like the latest iPhone, flat screen TV, [...]

December is coming: Lessons from 2015

By | November 30th, 2015|

December is upon us! When did this happen? 2016 is right around the corner and not matter how much I [...]

For Thanksgiving: A practice in Gratitude

By | November 26th, 2015|

Gratitude takes practice. We must take time and make an effort to sit down and reflect on our blessings, especially when [...]

Women in power: We’ve come a long way

By | November 26th, 2015|

Article by: Gabriela Cruz Two weeks ago, Aung San Suu Kyi won the presidential elections in Myanmar. For 21 years (since [...]