Social Sketch

###What do you think the comic depicts ? Blatant sexism vs empowerment? Nope! Both of these scenarios are NOT what empowerment stands for.
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###Every human being has a right to choice – of how to lead their life. What you, as an observer think about it simply does not matter. Empowerment is commonly misrepresented as telling someone to do the “right” thing – right being described by what you think is right. Empowerment is in fact – helping them see all their options and respecting the choice they make.
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###If a person chooses to be a homemaker, or a working professional or both –
###1. Let them make their choice
###2. Respect their choice.
###3. Repeat
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###Empower. Don’t judge.

###With the increase in instances of cyber bullying this project takes a peek into why this is happening and what we can do to make children better digital citizens by acknowledging that social media is a huge influencer to children
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###Through my illustration, I depict two sides of the same life – how a child would evolve with positive and constructive feedback environment, and how they would if the world around them had a negative outlook.
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###In conjunction with The ISTE, Teachers Guild, and IDEO design studio- Mitali Kamat ( pediatric occupational therapist and assistive technology professional) proposed a social experiment to have the students in a classroom record their peers’ “positive” actions. This project involves a group of students where each student is assigned to take a picture or video of their classmate. This video should be such that it showcases the student in their natural environment.
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###The gist of it is if kids learn respect and positive social appreciation at a young age then it would be a positive step towards better digital citizens of tomorrow.