In honor of International Women’s Day tomorrow, we thought we’d share a few of our favorite TED Talks by women. In this gem that’s particularly relevant for immigrants and/or the various diasporas living in the United States, Suzanne Talhouk explains why it’s vital that we love and preserve our mother tongue.
Why It’s Important You Say My Name, and Say It Right
Living in a society where monotony is preferred, your name can say a lot about your background. Likewise, the way a person chooses to respond to your name can say a lot about them. Many first generation Americans or children of immigrant families have faced the awkwardness of having to repeatedly explain how to pronounce…