Articles by author: Kyla Marie Partridge

Articles by author:

Kyla Marie Partridge

Let the poor lead their own development

A common assumption concerning low-income families is that they are either lazy or victims that need to be rescued by some external intervention. Mauricio Miller – founder of the Community Independence Initiative and author of The Alternative – disputes this belief,...

Run for Hope

On Sunday, October 9th, the Four Seasons Hotel des Bergues is organizing the 14th edition of their “Run for Hope.” All funds raised from the race are donated to a local non-profit association known as the Geneva League Against Cancer that helps and supports families...

Celebrating World Sustainable Gastronomy Day

In 2016, the UN General Assembly designated 18 June as Sustainable Gastronomy Day to acknowledge gastronomy as a cultural expression related to the natural and cultural diversity of the world. But what is sustainable gastronomy and why does it matter? Sustainable...

Vroom – the first restaurant in Switzerland run by deaf persons

One of Geneva’s newest restaurants, Vroom, is working to raise awareness about deafness, sign language, and deaf culture. Open since the start of 2022, Vroom primarily employs deaf and hard-of-hearing people — deconstructing a common stereotype that the deaf are...