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Most days, I take a LYFT ride home from my meetings in Seattle. I take the opportunity to learn about the immigrant story of each of my drivers who represent cultures from all over the world. I take the opportunity to honor them and their journey-to affirm their hopes and dreams-to remind them and myself...

Sunday, July 29, marked a powerful launch event for the iBuildBridges community. Our Musical Director, Eduardo Mendonça, and I auditioned four artists interested in joining our concert performance troupe. After I described the founding passion behind iBuildBridges, we had the honor of hearing the personal stories of our potential performers. We learned of their excitement for...

On the way to the airport in Copenhagen to return home to the US,  I chatted with our young driver.   Tudor, I learned, studies architecture at a Danish university.  He is an international student from Moldovia and drives transports to supplement his education allowance.  Tudor said he has struggled with English, the language of his...