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Helena Puig Larrauri – Building Peace through Technology

Helena Puig Larrauri – Building Peace through Technology

Tell me how you got started. I currently co-direct a social enterprise that works at the intersection of civic engagement, peacebuilding and technology... which I guess is also the intersection of my interests. I started off working in civic engagement: I was a student...

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Peace is Also Powerful

Peace is Also Powerful

by Joslin Roderick To be at peace is to be in a state of superpower. It is from a place of peace that we, as humans, have the capacity for good choice and right action. It if from a state of peace within ourselves that peace is created in the world. The battleground for...

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What a former rebel fighter can teach us about humanity

What a former rebel fighter can teach us about humanity

by Jakob Silas Lund When I first met Samba, he struck me most of all as a person almost obsessively engaged in the local reconciliation process in the wake of the Sierra Leonean civil war. He was the most eager of all the participants at the first consultation among former...

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Ruth Henry – Making peace with Hip Hop

Ruth Henry – Making peace with Hip Hop

I think there were two defining moments that got me started on my current path. One was as a teenager back in Boston, when I watched a friend get shot while hiding behind a car and trying to keep another friend from getting involved in the fight. My teenage years had been...

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Sarah Benazera – God Created Me Too!

Sarah Benazera – God Created Me Too!

This story by Sarah Benazera made it to the top 10 of MasterPeace's My MasterPeace Moment storytelling competition in which participants were asked to share a personal story about why they work for peace. Peace is Sexy was a co-sponsor of the contest and the winner shared her...

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Anniversary Message from the Founder

Anniversary Message from the Founder

As Peace is Sexy celebrates its third anniversary on Valentine's Day, I would like to wish the community a peaceful and sexy holiday. On a global level, this has been a difficult year, with disease, terrorism, invasions and crises taking center stage. But on a more personal...

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In Defense of Muslims AND Liberalism

In Defense of Muslims AND Liberalism

by Matthew Johnson It is no secret that despite the softening of rhetoric against Muslim terrorists since Sept. 11, 2001, the so-called West and the so-called Muslim world remain locked in an eternal battle over non-negotiable values that represent the foundation of both...

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How Food Can Make You Feel Sexy and Peaceful

How Food Can Make You Feel Sexy and Peaceful

During this season, from Halloween to Valentine's Day, we are culturally invited to indulge in a lot of food. Dr. Robyn Benson and Kevin Snow, co-hosts of the Self-Care Revolution, share in this interview with Marianne Perez de Fransius, founder of Peace is Sexy, which foods to...

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4 Weeks to a More Balanced and Meaningful Life

4 Weeks to a More Balanced and Meaningful Life

Peace is Sexy is excited to announce its first online webinar course: 4 Weeks to a More Balanced and Meaningful Life. For those of us who went to top universities and are expected to be economically and professionally successful, we often don’t realize what messages and...

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From Conflict Avoider to Conflict Expert

From Conflict Avoider to Conflict Expert

By Marianne Perez de Fransius Thinking about how I ended up as an expert in peace and conflict transformation, I realized that my time at Georgetown University was pivotal. In the spring of my sophomore year, I studied abroad in Jerusalem and then worked at the Jerusalem...

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