Since the first movie “Indiana Jones: Raiders of the Lost Ark” debuted in 1981, many have tried to identify the inspiration for the iconic professor-archaeologist character. Justin M. Jacobs, associate professor of history at American University, is the first to tell the historical story of Indiana Jones.
Nasreen Shekh escaped a life of subservience and squalor in her village in southern Nepal to chart her own course as a social entrepreneur in Kathmandu. Today, the 20-something (she doesn’t know her birth date or exact age), is the founder of Local Women’s Handicrafts, a fair trade textile business in Kathmandu, and the manager of the nonprofit women’s collective, LOCWOM. She has been written up in Forbes and the Huffington Post and served as a keynote speaker for Chicago Fair Trade’s Globalfest gala held recently.
Diabetes is a medical condition in which sugar or glucose levels build up in your bloodstream. "Managing diabetes is a daily challenge to keep blood sugar levels in the desired range. Balancing the food you eat with exercise and medicine (if prescribed) will help you control your weight and keep your blood glucose in the healthy range," explains Adam Kelman, Endocrinologist, Valley Medical Group.