Below is the full transcript of the speech Prince Harry gave at the Girls Summit in Kathmandu on March 22, 2016. It’s quite long so I’ll leave it as is. I will write a separate post on my reflections on feminism, women’s rights, and gender equality sometime in the future. For now, I just wanted to create… Continue reading Prince Harry’s speech on gender equality in Nepal
One of my first interactions with foreigners was at a month-long course that I attended for early career scientists in Southeast Asia. The organizers ensured a wide representation among the region by picking one student per country. I was the only one from the Philippines. I felt slightly pressured to do well because I was sort of carrying the banner… Continue reading I am not a country representative.
There’s no magic. There’s only hard work and sacrifice. You really gotta rub up against the feeling that you might not have it in you, and that you’re much more likely to fail than succeed. Then despite that reality, tie into the rope and try. –Samuel Elias Samuel Elias is an adventurer, a rock climber.… Continue reading There’s no magic.