Thursday 6 August: Webinar on Breastfeeding Innovation

In the past months, Dr. Monk and Philips have been working hard on a project around breastfeeding on the African continent. What challenges do working mothers face in breastfeeding? How is this linked to infant mortality? And what innovations can we create to empower these mothers to breastfeed more? We will now share our findings in a webinar that everyone can join!

For World Oceans Day

This powerful animation is a must-watch for anyone who has ever eaten fish. Overfishing is a huge problem. At this rate, fish will have disappeared from our oceans in 50 years time. Without fish, our oceanic ecosystems will be destroyed. These ecosystems provide two thirds of our oxygen. Can you imagine what will happen to human life?

Never go change

Listen to Wanlov the Kubolor's powerful meditative sound, expressing the frustrations of living in a blatantly unequal society. The wealthy few are elevated into a carefree existence, next to the masses of people who are burdened with basic survival and the real need to make progress. This video is poignant in its expression of this sentiment. As strange as it sounds: enjoy!

Ama in the New York Times

Ama, the sun of Dr. Monk, is featured in the New York Times! You can read the article that she helped with online, right here. Authored by Russell Shorto, it shines a light on modern-day Ghana, international heritage, slavery - topics we can ponder upon endlessly. 

Ibeyi - Oya

Ibeyi. Nineteen years old twin sisters of French-Cuban mix. Their music combines ancient Yorùbá chants - brought over to the Caribbean by slave ship - with an electronic edge. This song is about Oya - goddess of wind, magic, transition. What do you think?

Lynn at Lowlands

Aren't festivals the greatest? It's where everyone loves everyone. Co-founder Lynn, the stargazer of Dr. Monk, spoke at the biggest one in The Netherlands called Lowlands. On how love opens the door brave new worlds EVERY day of the year.

We are more alike

“I note the obvious differences between each sort and type, but we are more alike, my friends, than we are unalike. We are more alike, my friends, than we are unalike. We are more alike, my friends, than we are unalike…” 

- Maya Angelou

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