Sometimes it is easy to fall into despair given how quickly things span out of control this year. I see the hundreds of micro defeats brought on by COVID; the dread in the uncertainty of how much longer will this last. What I also find is the small and settle ways the world is telling us not to give in to cynicism.
My team and I will strive to continue delivering value to our community in 2021. December brought three news to keep us going. Will you help us celebrate!
#1: ZEFERINO VAZ AWARD FOR ACADEMIC AND TEACHING EXCELLENCE
We celebrate Prof. Luiz Vieira's achievement of receiving the 2020 Zeferino Vaz Award for Teaching Excellence, the highest honor to professors at the University of Campinas (UNICAMP). This award dates back to 1981 and is named after the founder and first president of UNICAMP. The award ceremony this year will be aired live this Friday Dec 18, 2020 at 9am (Brasilia time).
#2: INTER-AMERICAN DEVELOPMENT BANK (IDB) COALITION
Last week, Instituto Limite was invited by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) to be part of the 21st Century Skills Coalition. We join several institution committed to the implementing new generation of education and training policies to prepare Latin America and the Caribbean for the Twenty-First Century challenges. We are delighted to join and look forward to what we build together with IDB in this collaboration.
#3: AUTHENTIC LEADERS FEATURED INTERVIEW IN GLOBAL THRIVE
Stefanie, our founder, gets to share my story in this interview published in Thrive Global. She talks about how her childhood inspired her love for science and nature, how her mother would come to be a model of courage, and more. In hindsight, everyone's vision is 20-20, but as all of those that have forge a path forward know, the journey is never a clear road ahead. Check out the Authentic Leaders series by Author and Social Impact Strategist Terri Broussard Williams in Thrive Global.