Today Marks World Humanitarian Day

Today, and for a full month, the world will remember the humanitarians and aid workers who work tirelessly around the globe to better the lives of others. Being an aid worker is often a thankless job and a dangerous one to boot. Today marks a day to solemnly remember all of those who have given…

An Evening Celebrating the World’s Humanitarians

On Friday night I attended the “I Was Here” event at the United Nations headquarters in New York in celebration of World Humanitarian Day that is celebrated every year on August 19. In attendance was Beyonce who filmed the video for her song I Was Here  in the UN General Assembly Hall.  She donated her video…

How to Get Involved in World Humanitarian Day – August 19

Every day people risk their lives to help others or sacrifice tremendously to make sure that those in need have access to resources to survive and thrive. Every August 19 we celebrate humanitarians who work tirelessly for others on World Humanitarian Day. This year’s theme is I Was Here. With the help of Beyoncé, the…