Think back to when you were ten. Did you know what you wanted to be when you grew up? At that age, I don’t remember giving a future career or role much thought. However, I now know my childhood experiences influenced what I do for paid work; the unconscious biases that shape career choice start very early indeed, much earlier than ten.
Creating shared value
International Volunteer Day is an opportunity to recognise those around us who strive to make a difference. Celebrating the people in our local communities who volunteer their time to make our world a better place.
Two years ago I had no idea that initiatives such as Random Hacks of Kindness (RHoK) existed. I wasn’t even aware about the whole notion of hacking! The geek in me looks forward to these events with the anticipation of a five year old on Christmas Eve.