Mercedes Diane Griffin Forbes (Diane Griffin) is the primary contributor to DG Speaks, and the Founder of the Mercedes Parra Foundation for Women and Girls. She is an internationally recognized expert in marketing and micro-enterprise development with over fifteen years experience in the US, Asia, Africa, and Latin America. Working in the areas of international development, education, and public policy, her career is focused on promoting gender equity, sustainable economic growth, and positive social development.
This past weekend, I joined my son and over nine thousand other My Little Pony (MLP) Fans at BronyCon 2014 in Baltimore, MD. For those who might not be aware, a Brony is a male fan of the MLP show (Bro+Pony=Brony). Why the distinctive title? Well evidently, MLP is supposed to only be for girls. […]More
“I Scream, You Scream, We All Scream for Ice Cream” Like ice cream? Of course, you do! I mean who doesn’t? So when I woke up this morning and discovered that there was a free ice cream event going on in DC called DC Scoop, I immediately jumped up, got dressed, and got out. Boy […]More
With my homie Andy in his Luigi costume.This weekend’s VGU Convention in Washington, DC was a spectacular event. It was chocked full of cool things to experience for young and old. It brought out the inner gamer in me that I had not seen in some twenty years.My go to game of choice?…Ms. Pac-Man! I […]More