Our Uncommon Stories and How We Tell Them
Whether around the campfire or on the screen, we have always used stories to help us make sense of the world. Stories reveal our identities, our cultures, our humanity—and the singular power of a story can unite us, inspire us, and bridge divides toward shared understanding. In this session, we explore different kinds of storytelling and the impact that seeing through someone else eyes can have on one’s own life.
I can be anything I want to be. Education has changed my life. I believe that all girls should fight to get an education.
Kiran Sahu, Global Girls Alliance
People have the beliefs they have because of the experiences that they’ve had.
Tara Westover, author of Educated
David Sengeh, Obama Foundation Africa Leader and Sierra Leone’s Chief Innovation Officer