Sticking out their necks for the common good

Posted on April 15, 2005 - 9:48pm :: Good News | ISD-Societal Change | Individual TF! Editorial Comment: Its always uplifting to discover how a personal insight can lead to creative initiatives for social change. There are many individuals who act on their insights in building a better world, but who often remain unknown. There is a website dedicated to sharing some of these stories of people who stick their necks out, calling them "giraffes." The article below features a man who realized that the 59 million teachers in the world are the largest group of professionals and had the idea to help teachers worldwide connect and share ideas and experiences--thus the creation of Teachers Without Borders.