Performing Arts Dance Your Way Around the World

Dance Your Way Around the World

Dance Your Way Around the World Dance is a form of art as old as civilization itself. The earliest evidence of dance dates back to at least 3300 BC, during which time it is thought to have been used as a tool for social interaction. All throughout history and across all cultures, dance has been …

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Health & Fitness Maintaining Mental Wellness during Quarantine

Maintaining Mental Wellness during Quarantine

Maintaining Mental Wellness during Quarantine May is Mental Health Awareness Month. While we’re all stuck in quarantine, some of us are having a hard time maintaining mental wellness. Not only are many of us physically isolated from family, friends, and loved ones, but we are also inundated with overwhelming information about the state of the …

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Academic 10 Strategies for Effective Online Teaching

10 Strategies for Effective Online Teaching

10 Strategies for Effective Online Teaching The shift to digital teaching and learning has been a sudden one. Teachers and students alike are still navigating this change, which has been a long time coming, though the suddenness has been unprecedented. The climate in which we are currently living has shown us that digital education is …

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New Perspective Surviving Physical Distancing: Guest Post by Anusha Shrivastava

Surviving Physical Distancing: Guest Post by Anusha Shrivastava

Surviving Physical Distancing: Guest Post by Anusha Shrivastava We are all hurting in different ways since the fallout from the global pandemic has us cooped up in our homes, frantically working from home (if we are able), and practicing physical distancing. I’m sharing a few tips that have helped my family navigate the past few …

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New Perspective Physical Distancing is NOT Social Distancing

Physical Distancing is NOT Social Distancing

Physical Distancing is NOT Social Distancing In the midst of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, we have heard extensively that we need to practice “social distancing.” In the context of the pandemic, the phrase “social distancing” has been used to imply not spending time in physical proximity to other people in order to protect ourselves from …

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Academic Learning in a Time of Coronavirus

Learning in a Time of Coronavirus

Learning in a Time of Coronavirus Nearly 300 million students worldwide are home from school in order to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. According to the United Nations, 23 countries on 3 continents have had varying degrees of school closings. In some countries, including Hong Kong, schools are being closed for almost an entire …

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Global Small Business (GSB) Partnership Program Konversation with Life Coach, Author, & Speaker Amy McCann

Konversation with Life Coach, Author, & Speaker Amy McCann

Konversation with Life Coach, Author, & Speaker Amy McCann This week’s Konversation is an interview with our Global Small Business (GSB) partner Amy McCann of Amy McCann Coaching. Amy is a high-performance life coach for individuals and businesses, author, motivational speaker, and mother living in Manchester, New Hampshire. Amy’s story is a powerful and inspirational …

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Art & Culture Konversation with Hindi Teacher Geetanjali Dhar

Konversation with Hindi Teacher Geetanjali Dhar

Konversation with Hindi Teacher Geetanjali Dhar This week’s Konversation is with Global Small Business (GSB) partner Geetanjali Dhar, founder of Hindi language school Sanskriti Global, based in Hong Kong and Singapore. Geetanjali was AmCham Women of Influence’s 2019 Entrepreneur of the Year and is transforming Hindi language learning. Anyone looking to learn Hindi in a …

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Global Small Business (GSB) Partnership Program Konversation with Ayurveda Health Coach Sumita Vasudeva

Konversation with Ayurveda Health Coach Sumita Vasudeva

Konversation with Ayurveda Health Coach Sumita Vasudeva This week’s Konversation is an interview with GSB partner Sumita Vasudeva, founder of Omni Wellness. Sumita is an Ayurveda health coach. For our readers who are not familiar with Ayurveda, it is an ancient Indian body of wisdom that views health and wellbeing as holistic. It emphasizes prevention …

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College College Students MUST Network

College Students MUST Network

College Students MUST Network Last week, Konversai’s CEO & Founder Sushma Sharma spoke at an orientation for Master’s students in statistics at Columbia University on networking and time management. In this week’s post, you’ll find Sushma’s nuggets of wisdom on networking for students. (Stay tuned for a future post discussing her useful time management tips.) …

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