Originally posted on the Center for Faith & Work. The American education system is shockingly unequal but Christians recognize the abilities that God has given to every child. Nicole Baker Fulgham encourages church communities to get involved in educational inequity in three practical ways. Click here to continue reading.
By: Kenyon Adams, originally posted on the Center for Faith & Work. Last fall I had the pleasure and honor of contributing to the National Arts Policy Roundtable, an inspired gathering engendered in the minds of Robert Redford and his friend Robert Lynch (President of Americans for the Arts). The roundtable was recently discussed in the … Read More
By: Calvin Chin, originally posted on the Center for Faith & Work. Brooklyn start-up MakerBot, a 3-D printer manufacturer, is being acquired by a strategic buyer for about $400 million. This transaction further cements Brooklyn as more than a growing consumer brand. It is a bonafide hotbed of entrepreneurial activity and and new ideas. Click … Read More
Originally posted on the Center for Faith & Work. CFW Living Room participant and Vocation Group Leader Fiona Dieffenbacher has published a textbook, Fashion Thinking. Fieldnotes Magazine features an article by Fiona where she describes her motivation for creating the book: “As I searched for academic textbooks in the field of fashion that might provide support I … Read More
By: Suna Chung, originally posted on the Center for Faith & Work. Consider the lilies of the field. Our God made beautiful stuff, even though he also built it to expire. This is a strange struggle for us on earth: to admire but not to fret, to see beyond the moment (though mesmerizing) to the … Read More
By: Sherry El-Gawly, originally posted at the Center for Faith & Work. Unemployment levels in the U.S. as of July 2013 are 7.4%, vs. a pre-crisis level of 4.7% at the same time in July 2007 (U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics). Employee engagement and satisfaction with organizational workplaces has fallen to modern day lows, with employees … Read More
By: Aya Hayashi, originally posted at the Center for Faith & Work. When I decided to switch from a pre-veterinary medicine track to musicology during the spring semester of my junior year of college, I might as well have dropped a bomb on my parents. My father was (and probably still is) convinced that I’m … Read More
By: Lauren Gill, originally posted at the Center for Faith & Work. A recent NYTimes Op-Ed piece points out that the number of patients receiving psychotherapy treatments has fallen by 34 percent from 1998 to 2007 while the number of people on medications with no therapy has increased by 23 percent. This is not because therapy has been … Read More
By: A.B., originally posted at the Center for Faith & Work. The consequences of the 2008 financial crisis continue to linger over the world today. The crisis and the years following it brought to light the structural deformities that have over time permeated the financial industry. Click here to continue reading.
By: Kathleen Boatman, originally posted at the Center for Faith & Work. As someone who doesn’t use social media that much personally, I’ve been surprisingly excited watching the development of idea exchange platforms in a corporate setting like finance. An article in McKinsey Quarterly discusses how “leaders can realize the vast potential of social technologies to … Read More