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United Nations Association Canada

Running A United Nations Workshop

Climate Change Communication and Transparency Workshop   The urgency of climate action continues to be an issue of importance to many, effective communication and transparency

Darren Baine host Sustainable Impact Summit

Hosting a Sustainable Impact Summit

In today’s rapidly changing world, sustainability has shifted from being a trendy concept to a vital strategy for our planet’s survival. As awareness about climate

Memory Management

How To Manage Your Memory

As university students, we often find ourselves navigating a labyrinth of lectures, textbooks, and endless notes, all in the quest for academic success. The bridge

Black History Month

Reflecting on Black History Month

February 2024 marked a significant milestone in my journey of self-discovery and community engagement, as I participated in Black History Month celebrations for the first

Black History Month

Inspiring Black Flourishing

Black History Month   February 2024, my first ever involvement in black history month in any capacity. Not because I was unaware of it, but

Why You Should Start A Blog

One Year Blogging   In reality when I look back, I have been writing a blog since the start of 2022, but officially released the

How to take better notes

How to Take Better Notes

Note-taking is an important skill that plays a huge role in our academic success, professional growth, and frankly our personal development. As a student attending

How Networking Got me My Last Job

How Networking Got Me A Job

I think I speak for many people when I say getting a job as a University student is getting harder! Everyone is in the pursuit

Young Eye Initiative

The Young Eye Initiative

Many people ask me what the Young Eye is? How is it a foundation? Why is it a podcast? Why have you launched the Young

Family visit to South Africa

Family Trip to South Africa!

My family and I went on an unforgettable 6-day adventure exploring the great cities of South Africa – Johannesburg and Cape Town. Our journey began

Mentorship, Coaching and Sponsorship

Mentorship vs. Coaching vs. Sponsorship

My conversation with Nation Cheong, Vice President of Community Opportunities and Mobilization at United Way greater Toronto, on The Young Eye International was insightful. There

How to Develop a Project budget

How To Develop a Project Budget

Developing a budget for Non-Profit Initiatives   The act of giving back has taught me my biggest lesson this year: the incredible power we hold

Support each other

Why We Should Support Each Other

Power of Collaboration and Support   I recently had an interesting conversation with one of my mentors, Agapi Gessesse, the executive director of CEE Center

Adopting a school

Adopting a school in Uganda

Making a Difference   This time I can confidently say we adopted a school, working the community to create an environment conducive enough for learning.

Donation drive

How I Planned my First Donation

Planning a School Donation   What was it like planning my first donation? A real adventure from start to finish! I have often been questioned

How to spot a scam

How to Spot and Avoid Scammers

Stay Safe Online   How do you spot and avoid getting scammed? My previous blog “Don’t make the same mistake I did” highlighted the story

How I Started my Foundation

How I started my Foundation

What was I thinking starting a foundation at 17? Well, the genesis of it all is that it started off as a self-initiated project for

Vision Focus Clarity

Vision, Focus and Clarity

Passion is a powerful driving force that motivates us to achieve great things and make a difference in the world. However, it can be challenging

How do I perceive education?

Journalist Sydney J. Harris said, “the purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows ‘, loosely translating to with education we can look beyond

CSR

What is Corporate Social Responsibility?

Corporate social responsibility (CSR) goes beyond being a mere responsibility; it entails understanding the importance of supporting causes for the betterment of society and future

Donation and Charity

Why You Should Donate?

” To donate, please click here. Today, I’m writing to ask you to support this cause. By donating this amount, you can change his/her life.

Money is an Idea

Money is an Idea

What does money really mean?   Renowned writer Robert Kiyosaki said money is an intangible idea. What did he mean by this? When I came

Coop in Canada

My First Job in Canada

“Nothing worth having comes easy”, my first co-op job described in five words. I applied to exactly 23 jobs in 3 months. Invited to only

Canadian Visa

Applying for a Canadian Visa

The Canadian visa application process, particularly for prospective international students, can be challenging due to the required documentation and lengthy processing times. If you’re planning