Friday, 20 March, 2015
On the 5-7 March, a remarkably touching, sometimes harrowing, yet inspiring production took place at London’s Southbank Centre. The cast told their personal stories as refugees finding new life in Australia.
Monday, 23 February, 2015
Join us for an afternoon of inspiring stories, discussion and international food on 7 March. This event focuses on women who have brought positive change through fashion and textiles.
Tuesday, 27 January, 2015
Women in senior corporate and other leadership positions too easily 'begin to think and talk like men', says Scilla Elworthy, the founder of Peace Direct and the Oxford Research Group. Yet what are most needed are feminine qualities in boardrooms and corporate culture, including compassion, empathy and 'grace under pressure'.
Tuesday, 25 November, 2014
On 10 November, the Beyond Forgiving film was screened at SOAS University (School of Oriental and African Studies), a leading institution in London for the study of Asia, Africa and the Middle East.
Tuesday, 25 November, 2014
‘Amazing film but I just don’t get it. Why would a government kill school children?’ stated a visibly moved and slightly angered student at a workshop on Making films that make a difference that Talia Smith and Howard Grace ran at the University for the Creative Arts (UCA), Farnham, Surrey on 5 November. She found it challenging to believe, let alone understand the depth and severity of the Apartheid.
Friday, 21 November, 2014
West Briton, Cornwall's best-read local newspaper, reports a 'World first for Cornwall as it signs compassion charter'. The impressive list of speakers included Amina Khalid, a former Somali refugee, now working for Initiatives of Change.
Thursday, 20 November, 2014
Interfaith Dialogue an Islamic perspective, written by Dr. Qadir Bakhsh MBE and Maqsood Ahmed OBE, focuses on the interaction between different communities and people from all walks of life gathering together, sharing thoughts and views in an understanding and respectful manner.
Tuesday, 04 November, 2014
Hope in the Heart CIC is the latest initiative to join the Initiatives of Change UK Sustainable Communities programme. Founded in Penzance in February 2013 by Tam Martin Fowles, Hope in the Heart aims to inspire people to overcome adversity, live with compassion, and understand their place in the global community.
Tuesday, 28 October, 2014
Resilience—in organizations, structures and the human spirit—was the theme of a TIGERoadshow (Trust and Integrity in the Global Economy) hosted by the St Ethelburga’s Centre for Peace and Reconciliation in the City of London on 16 October.
Thursday, 23 October, 2014
Lawrence Bloom, Chairman of Be Energy and soon to be Secretary General of the Be Earth Foundation, a United Nations intergovernmental organization, took his audience on a journey between the boundaries of right, wrong and the multiple shades of grey in between, when he addressed a TIGETalk in the London centre of Initiatives of Change (IofC) on 7 October.