Author archives: Jasmine

'Embrace Everyone' Winning Work Strategy

I would be lying if I said that Marcie Goodman, the Executive Director of the Cleveland International Film Festival, didn’t intimidate me. Not the "eggshell walking" kind of intimidation, just the milder, "God, don't let me say anything stupid around her" kind. Like any other self respecting writer, I use my irrational fears as a source of hyperbolic humo[...]

You Are not a Princess

At the intersection of pop culture, race and gender politics, there is the advertisement for Mercy Academy. Mercy Academy is an all-girl preparatory school in Louisville, Kentucky (USA) the largest city in the rather rural commonwealth. Recently the school released an ad campaign entitled "You're Not a Princess". The five piece print ad depicts pastel-colore[...]