Transcript: Background Growing up days What others say. What others say about him. He returned to Singapore in 1948 when he joined the Malayan Tribune. In 1954, he joined The Straits Times as a journalist. He was bold in writing about the way Singapore was governed by the British. This incurred the displeasure of the colonial government. His column, "I write as I please", attracted so much attention that he was called for questioning by the government. What others say. S Rajaratnam “With his passing, Singaporeans have lost a patriot, a man of deep conviction and principle. His contribution was not in bricks and mortar, or concrete and glass, but in ideas, sentiments and spirit. Everyday when the pledge is recited in our schools, our children are reminded to live up to our aspirations as Raja expressed them.” - Minister Mentor Lee Kuan Yew, on 25 February 2006, in his eulogy to Rajaratnam. The second child of Sabapathy Pillai Sinnathamby and his wife, both of Sri Lankan Tamil descent, Rajaratnam was born in Vaddukoddai, Jaffna, Sri Lanka. His father had wanted him to be born there for auspicious reasons after the premature death of his older brother. He was then brought back to Malaya and raised in Seremban and Selangor. “His strength was as a thinker and a writer, a man of honour, with great moral courage. He had a way with people, enormous charm, integrity and character. He was self-possessed, had a good strong voice, and won the confidence of those who dealt with him.” -Minister Mentor Lee Kuan Yew, on 25 February 2006, in his eulogy to Rajaratnam. “With his passing, Singaporeans have lost a patriot, a man of deep conviction and principle. His contribution was not in bricks and mortar, or concrete and glass, but in ideas, sentiments and spirit. Everyday when the pledge is recited in our schools, our children are reminded to live up to our aspirations as Raja expressed them.” - Minister Mentor Lee Kuan Yew, on 25 February 2006, in his eulogy to Rajaratnam. What others say. “His weapon was the typewriter, He loved putting up the drafts of the ideology, which was a group consensus.” - Lee Kuan Yew S Rajaratnam was one of Singapore's founding fathers. He was our first Foreign Minister. He established the Foreign Ministry from scratch in 1965 and laid a solid foundation for its future development. He shaped Singapore's foreign policy in its crucial formative years, made us many friends and helped transform us into a global city. He was one of the pioneers of ASEAN. On behalf of the MFA family, we express our deepest condolences to his family. We mourn S Rajaratnam's death as we remember his profound contribution to the nation. Singapore has lost a giant. “His weapon was the typewriter, He loved putting up the drafts of the ideology, which was a group consensus.” - Lee Kuan Yew Contributions to Singapore What others say. Rajaratnam studied in, St Paul's boys' school, Victoria Institution in Kuala Lumpur, and later in Raffles Institution in Singapore. In 1937, he went to King's College London to pursue a law degree. However, due to World War II, he was unable to receive funding from his family to continue his studies; instead, he turned to journalism to earn a living. He met his wife Piroska Feher, a Hungarian teacher while in London. His contribution video.
Transcript: Go on Exchange present your country abroad Work with different mentalities Diversity Explore different cultures Be a Member Develop your skills Have an impact Enrich your knowledge AIESEC Be a Leader Lead your team Achieve your vision Coach others Be a mentor EXPERIENCE YOUR AIESEC JOURNEY Gives you a great experience
Transcript: UP Presented by Jessica Ramirez and Ashley Ramos Departure Departure Call to Adventure Call to Adventure Carl finding his adventure book sparked an idea to achieve his and Ellie's dream Crossing the Threshold Crossing the Threshold When the nurses try to pick Carl up to take to the nursing home Initiation Initiation Challenges and Trials Challenges and Trials The Abyss or Temptation The Abyss or Temptation The Transformation The Transformation The Return The Return The Return Home The Return Home
Transcript: 14th Week Consulting interns can be expensive Time and Money Personal Experience Preliminary Design Stage NFPA 101 and NFPA 13 New and Existing Education, Business, and Mercantile Definition of Project This app would be used to provide interns and recent graduates with an outline of guidelines for how to design and review designs of specific occupancies. With the given time frame, I will be writing the information that will go into the app Begin parametric study: Speak with my mentor and Jason to understand more about what critical variables I could concentrate on for this app. Choose those parameters and begin my study Gather information from NFPA 101 and NFPA 13 for new and existing education, business, and mercantile occupancies. By: Breanne Thompson Next Steps (Continued) Finish preparing for Draft of Analysis Pull together and discuss results of project Draw my conclusions and state future work needed Turn in Final Paper! 10th and 11th Week Turn in my parametric study Begin draft of analysis Map out the process of the app for the key elements 15th Week References Next Steps 7th Week Prepare for Final Presentation Summarize my draft of analysis into presentation Work on how to incorporate a live demonstration for my presentation App Development Background Information 8th-9th Week Continuous Process Objective-C for Apple products Java for Android products 6 months of studying Places to Learn: Codecademy, iOS Dev Center, Android Developers Training Hire App Developer will cost thousands Prepare Final Paper Dive into Shark Tank! 1. http://lifehacker.com/5401954/programmer-101-teach-yourself-how-to-code 2. http://www.bluecloudsolutions.com/blog/cost-develop-app/ 6th Week Background Presentation 12th-13th Week
Transcript: Real action and accountability Amnesty International Non-state actors/ Rebel Groups?? ...and what about men?? ignoring male rape victims? would rape exist without a man? Weapons of War: Rape UN as an Arena - NGO's - Discussion and dialogue Arena Instrument Actor Critical Thinking Weapons of War: Rape UN as an instrument UNSC Resolution 1820 (2008) UN as an Actor - UN Action Against Sexual Violence in Conflict Weapons of War: Rape Problems with 1820 "Roles and Functions of International Organizations" "Sexual violence, when used as a tactic of war in order to deliberately target civilians or as a part of a widespread or systematic attack against civilian populations, can significantly exacerbate situations of armed conflict and may impede the restoration of international peace and security… effective steps to prevent and respond to such acts of sexual violence can significantly contribute to the maintenance of international peace and security" (UNSC Resolution 1820, p. 2)" http://www.stoprapenow.org/uploads/advocacyresources/1282164625.pdf Background Presentation- Kristin Mann Weapons of War: Rape Brief Insight - used to manipulate social control - destabilize communities - weaken ethnic groups and identities Examples: - Sudanese Militia - Rwanda Genocide - DRC Critical Thinking http://www.womenundersiegeproject.org/blog/entry/the-need-for-numbers-on-rape-in-warand-why-theyre-nearly-impossible-to-get Critical Thinking Increased Data Collection by international organizations - determine humanitarian responses - ensures justice and reparation - provides recognition and dignity
Transcript: UP By: Daniela C. The Hero Hero the Hero goes by Carl Fredricksen had a wife named Ellie Fredricksen He is mostly negative and ill-tempered most of the time he came to be grumpy and depressed when his wife passed away Back Story Back Story Both Carl and Ellie met a very young age when they were children they met each other around the age of 8-9 years old they grew up to be good friends Back Story Both Ellie and Carl ended up getting married both of them built a house together they spent lots of time together Back Story Back Story Back Story They both grew to be old Both eventually retiring sadly one day when they wanted to go on a picnic Ellie got very sick and had to go to the hospital she then died of heart attack The Call to adventure Adventure Carl's house ends up being in middle of a construction area due to the the years it was there and the city growing over time, leading to the builders forcing him to leave. One day a construction builder broke Carl's mailbox which made Carl upset. But when he wanted to help Carl hit him in the head with his cane. The Super Natural Helper Super Natural Helper The Helper is Dug, helping Carl and Russell with trouble throughout the movie. Dug can also speak his thoughts due to the special collar that his owner made him, which lets him communicate to others and also in different languages as well. Talisman Talisman There wasn't really a special weapon that Carl used but the grape soda pin that Ellie had badged Carl as kids was very special to him. With him having it on throughout the movie and then passing it down to Russel as his last boys scout badge. Crossing The Threshold Crossing Threshold When Carl Finds out he has to go to a retirement home since he is getting too old and no longer live alone. He decides to attach many balloons to his house and go to paradise falls which was where both Carl and Ellie had always wanted to go since they were younger. Trails Carl goes through many trails like surviving through the storm, walking his house to the falls, and also running away from dogs Trails Approach To The Inmost Of The Cave Inmost Of The Cave When Carl gives up hope because he finally brought his house to the falls, he once more looked at his adventure book to find out that there was more to it. After reading it he found a note that Ellie left him, which gave him the courage to go back.(and also after seeing Russell attempt to go back to save Kevin by himself Ordeal Since Carl's now has the courage to go save both Kevin and Russell, he and dug go to Charles Muntz blimp of "Spirit of Adventures." to rescue his friends Ordeal Achievement of goal After Carl meets up with both Russell and saves Kevin. Charles Muntz isn't ready to give up but with Carl tricking Charles to go into his house he got knotted in balloons and then his house fell off the blimp. Achievement Of Goal The Road Back Even though Carl made it over to Paradise Falls, he decided to go back to his home town. But only this time with Charles Muntz's blimp and also with all the dogs. Road Back Home Return Home Carl returns home to Russell's ceremony and passes down his grape soda pin to him. After that they go and spend time together. With Carl learning to live life happier and not being so grumpy as he used be. Return home
Transcript: nesra's last day at kindergarten 2 years old 4 years old ( soon to be 5) NESRA- 3 YEARS OLD AT KINDERGARTEN NESRA'S FIRST DAY AT KINDERGARTEN NESRA'S FIRST DAY OF PRIMARY SCHOOL
Transcript: Death rate 2012: 12.84 deaths/1,000 population (World ranking: 22) Infant (Child Mortality) Total: 79.02 deaths/1,000 live births (world ranking: 10) HIV/AIDS (2) Appropriate Technology Landlocked country Great African Rift Valley system: East – Lake Malawi South – mountains, tropical palm-lined beaches Mainly a large plateau, with some hills Lake Malawi (Lake Nyasa) Almost 1 million people have AIDS 60% of these are female Declining in urban areas, Rising in rural areas Leading cause of death amongst adults Contributes to the low life expectancy: 54.2 years 209th ranking (One of the lowest) 500,000 children have been orphaned due to AIDs Micro-finance Policy Framework and Strategies (Health SWAp) increasing the availability and accessibility of antenatal services; utilization of skilled health personnel during pregnancy, childbirth and postnatal period at all levels of the health system; strengthening the capacity of individuals and institutions to improve maternal and neonatal health; increasing the number of skilled health personnel; constructing and upgrading health facilities to offer essential health services particularly focusing on rural and underserved areas; and provision of ARVs and micronutrients during pregnancy. Geography of Malawi CCST 9004 Appropriate Technology for the Developing World Indicator 3: Literacy Rate of 15 – 24 year-olds According to the World Bank, microfinance is defined as: Microfinance is the provision of financial services to the entrepreneurial poor.This definition has two important features:it emphasizes a range of financial services—not just credit— and it emphasizes the entrepreneurial poor. Goal 2: Achieve Universal Primary Education Appropriate Technology: SIRDAMAIZE 113 Population: 16,777,547 (estimated in July 2013) Population growth rate: 2.758% (2012 est.) (World ranking: 18) Age structure Children: 50% of total population HIV/AIDS Human Resources Education Poverty Food Insecurity Erratic Rainfall Patterns/Droughts Corruption Lack of Foreign Investment Languages Indicator 5: Proportion of seats held by women in National Parliaments Central Region: 1-9 (Yellow) *Capital: Lilongwe Northern Region: 10-15 (Red) Southern Region: 16-27 (Green) Lake Malawi (Blue) Land surface area 45,747 square miles Challenges: · shortage of qualified primary school teachers; · inadequate physical infrastructure; · poor retention of girls mainly from standard five to eight; · high disease burden due to HIV and AIDS consequently leadinto absenteeism, especially among girls who take care of the sick · Poverty levels are high in rural areas. Malawi – Climate/Agriculture Trading partners: South Africa, Zambia, China, US Challenges: · shortage of qualified primary school teachers; · inadequate physical infrastructure; · poor retention of girls mainly from standard five to eight; · high disease burden due to HIV and AIDS consequently leading to absenteeism especially among girls who take care of the sick; and · poor participation of school committees and their communities in school management. · Poverty levels are high in rural areas. 1 Doctor per 50,000 people Hinders the ability to deliver medical services to people in need Reason: Emigration Lack of access to education Aggravated by AIDS > 4 nurses are lost each month This also affects other sectors: Government Business Farmers Human Resources HIV/AIDS - Contemporary GDP: US $14.58 billion (2012 est.) (World ranking: 142) Labor force: agriculture: 90%; industry and services: 10% (2003 est.) Countries main income Agriculture Main crops: maize, tobacco, tea, sugar cane, groundnuts, cotton, wheat, coffee, and rice Industry: tobacco, tea, sugar, sawmill products, cement, consumer goods Challenges: limited capacity in terms of human and material resources to facilitate adult literacy and continuing education; early marriages perpetuated by socioeconomic factors; socio–cultural factors that make people believe that men should be leaders while women are followers; and, poor learning environment which affects girls in primary and secondary schools e.g. sanitary facilities, long distances to education facilities, extra burden from domestic chores especially for adolescent girls resulting into high dropout rate. 1964: Independent from Britain Indicator 1: Maternal Mortality Ratio Malawi Demographics Problems - Outline Indicator 4: Share of Women in Wage Employment in the Non- Agriculture Sector measure of employment opportunities ( i.e equal proportions of men and women in formal employment) Yet, more women participate in the agriculture sector than in the formal wage employment especially in jobs that require professional qualifications. Due to: literacy levels, gender disparity and cultural values. Facts About the Product: Drought tolerant maize variant Able to mature under limited rainfall Suitable for marginal rainfall areas 136 days to mature Normally: 150 – 180 days Able to mature under limited rainfall Suitable for marginal rainfall areas
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