A Bridge To The World Will Keep America Afloat

A friend recently sent me a photo of a menu board in front of a London restaurant, but instead of a listing the daily specials, it read, “All Americans must be accompanied by an adult.” I’ve had my fair share of overseas friends share their disappointment and befuddlement with the American people and our recent … Continue reading A Bridge To The World Will Keep America Afloat

Planning for a Post-Conflict Colombia: Emerging Public Health Leaders Develop Health Interventions for IDPs

This post first appeared on the Huffington Post. Fifty-five years ago this week, braving the cold winds of a winter’s January, U.S. President John F. Kennedy delivered his inaugural address imparting upon the American people words still true today: “In your hands, my fellow citizens, more than mine, will rest the final success or failure … Continue reading Planning for a Post-Conflict Colombia: Emerging Public Health Leaders Develop Health Interventions for IDPs

Journeys Through A Changing Myanmar

Want to stay up to date with everything related to our journey in Myanmar through the “Burma Telling Its Own Story” Fellowship? Don’t miss our regular blogging on Huffington Post through the “Burma Journal” blog. Below is an excerpt from the Chairman’s opening blog post. By Jay T. Snyder Founder, The Open Hands Initiative This … Continue reading Journeys Through A Changing Myanmar

Announcing the Winner of the Newsweek/Daily Beast-Open Hands Initiative Literary Prize for Commentary in South Asia

The Open Hands Initiative is proud to announce and congratulate the winner of the first ever Newsweek & The Daily Beast-Open Hands Initiative Prize for Commentary in South Asia. Dilip D’Souza is an award winning, Mumbai-based writer and columnist, as well as the author of three books including “Road Runner: An Indian Quest in America.” … Continue reading Announcing the Winner of the Newsweek/Daily Beast-Open Hands Initiative Literary Prize for Commentary in South Asia

Open Hands Founder Jay Snyder Addresses the ‘Covering a Revolution’ Fellowship

The following portion of the transcript of remarks by the Chairman and Founder Jay Snyder were originally published on GlobalPost. CAIRO — Thank you, Charlie. On behalf of the Open Hands Initiative I’d like to welcome and thank you for joining us this evening. I am deeply humbled to be here in Cairo with such … Continue reading Open Hands Founder Jay Snyder Addresses the ‘Covering a Revolution’ Fellowship