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    Disability, or super power?

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    Today, April 2, is World Autism Day.

    Q&A with IBM’s Tony Tenicela: Empathy, Diversity, and the Keys to Corporate Turnaround

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    We put a lot of energy into building camaraderie among employees and management alike, which is absolutely critical to maintaining empathy and mutual respect. We’ve developed a strong virtual community, so that employees get to know each other across team and managerial lines. It doesn’t replace face-to-face, but it absolutely enhances the employee experience.

    Why Voting, And The Voting Rights Act, Should Matter To Changemakers

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    Social entrepreneurship is not a partisan issue. But changemaking—seeking to effect a positive change in a community—is inevitably a political act. And voting is an integral part of that act. Unfortunately, racial and ethnic discriminatory practices often prevent participation for everyone. A few US Fellows have come up with innovative solutions to break down some of the barriers.

    Molly Barker: A Social Entrepreneur speaks about solutions and Ferguson

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    I think I can speak for many Americans in asking "what next?"  As I watched the events of Ferguson unfold on my T.V. screen and across the social media landscape, I felt helpless, small and frustrated. 

    Empathy Heroes: 5 People Who Used Empathy to Change the World

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    Ever heard of “empathy marketing”? It’s the latest business buzzword.

    Meet Attila Mong - A Storyteller-in-Residence

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    Hungarian journalist Attila Mong made news himself in 2010 when he publicly protested a controversial and repressi

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    A New League Of 'Barefoot Lawyers' Will Transform Justice In The Next 15 Years

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    For the average person, a lawyer may conjure up the image of a professional in a buttoned-down jacket straight out of the legal drama, Suits.

    Renê Patriota is a physician who empowers consumers to demand and receive better health care from both the public health system and private health insurance and health plans. Her association resolves immediate problems that threaten patients' access to urgently needed medical attention and seeks long-term solutions to guarantee patients' access to quality health services. Renê's work enables individuals to become active citizens as they exercise their right to quality health care.

    Marta Porto is driving lasting behavior change around key social issues that are poorly understood in Brazil. She has developed a new paradigm for communication whereby she tailors social messages through dozens of media tools in order to communicate with thousands of micro-audiences. By effectively targeting these communities, speaking to them in a language they understand and leading them through their behavioral changes, Marta is impacting the lives of thousands of people throughout Brazil.