When we hear stories or see images of Africa, they typically depict poverty, disease, war and struggle. A contrast to that image is Disney’s “Queen of Katwe,”  directed by Mira Nair, which brings to light the rise of Uganda’s top chess champion and her mentor. The story of Phiona Mutesi and Robert Katende dominated the celebrated Toronto International Film…

I went to college in Romania, studying Psychology at the University of Bucharest. From the beginning I was involved in extracurricular activities, from the school to the national level. I didn’t even think about them as extracurricular – I just loved doing things, working with students from other disciplines, coordinating teams, organizing events and going…