CARLETON UNIVERSITY CONVOCATION SPEECH

The following is the video and text of the convocation speech delivered by Firdaus Kharas after receiving an honorary Doctor of Laws degree from Carleton University […]
Ebola Video

Ebola Video Earns Third Award

  The international awards season is underway and Ebola: A Poem For The Living has just picked up its third in as many weeks. Last night it […]

The Urgent Need For Better Communications

This speech was delivered by Firdaus Kharas at the United Nations’ Infopoverty Conference April 10, 2015. In its 15th year, the conference at UN headquarters in […]

When Going Tribal Actually Works

Rebekah L Fraser tries to connect with people she feels are trying to help the world move onto a more-progressive path. She calls them her tribe. […]

Ebola Video Has Potential Audience Of 400 Million Africans

The multi-cultural, multi-lingual vastness of Africa makes pan-continental communications a huge problem. During crises like the ongoing Ebola epidemic in West Africa, this can present as […]

The Story Behind Ebola: A Poem For The Living

  On July 15, 2014, Neelley Hicks waded through a hot, humid morning to get to her Nashville, Tennessee, office. One of the first things she […]

Ebola Epidemic Similar To AIDS Epidemic

    Response time is everything in a crisis. Without speedy action, more people die than should. This is happening in West Africa. Reaction to the […]

Social Change Needs Visuals Now More Than Ever

  Some issues don’t communicate well with only words to define them. Try explaining the horror of an Ebola epidemic with a simple list of symptoms. […]