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TOP 10: Photographer Paula Bronstein Sees Afghanistan ‘Beyond the Suicide Bombs’

Paula Bronstein's Afghanistan: Between Hope and Fear book/Photo cover: Paula Bronstein

Photographer Paula Bronstein Sees Afghanistan ‘Beyond the Suicide Bombs’: WITW Staff–nytlive.nytimes.com–10/15/16–Photo: Paula Bronstein

TOP 10: Nobel Laureate Leymah Gbowee Urges American Women to Take Action

Leymah Gbowee, author Mighty Be Our Powers--speaking Women in the World Conference

Lehmah Gbowee Urges Amerian Women to Take Action: Allison Maloney–nyt.nylive.com–10/5/15

TOP 10: Tina Brown Talks Sexism, Power and Women’s Careers

Tina Brown in NY Magazine

Tina Brown Talks Sexism, Power and Women’s Careers: Brown/Vineyard–nymag.com–8/7/15

TOP 10: Mother of Aurora Shooting Victim on Gun Violence

Sandy Phillips and Aurora shooting victim Jessi Ghawi/nytlive.nytimes.com

Mother of Aurora Shooting Victim on Gun Violence: “Get Involved Before You Lose Someone You Love.”: A. Pesta–nytlive.nytimes.com–7/31/15

INTERVIEW: Tina Hovsepian On Ending Homelessness With Cardborigami Shelters

Tina Hovsepian at Women in the World, 2015

Tina Hovsepian at The 2015 Women In the World Summit, New York City/4-24-2015

By Patricia Caso/June 3, 2015
Photos Courtesy Tina Hovsepian and Cordborigami Team

TWITTER: @TinaHovsepian

Architect Tina Hovsepian is quickly becoming a godsend for the homeless, globally. When I saw her unique design of a portable cardboard home based on origami, the ancient art of paperfolding, I was fascinated by the simplicity and genius behind it.

“Cardborigami provides a jumpstart for someone who doesn’t have much. It provides privacy, which you and I take for granted.”  Tina Hovsepian

Tina calls her shelter cardborigami. And, Cardborigami is also her proactive organization for transitioning one homeless person at a time off the streets. People from Nepal and 92 different countries are already interested in obtaining and learning more about Tina’s invention.

She took some valuable time out from her schedule in Los Angeles to speak with me about her visionary ideas….    [Read more…]

TOP 10: 11 Commencement Speeches Given by Women This Year That Deserve an Encore

Maya Rudolph giving commencement speech at Tulane/nytlive.nytimes.com article

11 Commencement Speeches Given by Women This Year That Deserve an Encore: K. Cutruzzula–nytlive.nytimes.com–5/29/15

TOP 10: Sister Rosemary Nyirumbe–Finding the Thread of Peace

Sister Rosemary Nyirumbe/Photo: Rod Millington

Sister Rosemary Nyirumbe–Finding the Thread of Peace: Sara Stewart–dailybeast.com–10/20/14–Photo: Rod Millington

TOP 10: Tina Brown Aims To Fire Up the Women’s Empowerment Movement

Tina Brown/Photo: Jim lee, Bloomberg

Tina Brown Aims to Fire Up the Women’s Empowerment Movement: L. Torregrosa–washingtonpost.com–4/1/14–Photo: Jim Lee/Bloomberg