Author Archives: annettebrennan

About annettebrennan

Learning Architect with Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.

Tall ship

Crossing the Ocean Blue

The great explorer Christopher Columbus left Spain in 1492 on a voyage of exploration. The 3 ships he set off with were believed to be “technology that was far ahead of its time”. Think of this connection and about why this article appears on The American Society of Mechanical Engineers website.

Indian teenage girl on phone

Teenager fulfills her philanthropic dreams

Sixteen year-old Bansini Doshi, spends her time between studies donating books cloths, and other basic items to the underprivileged section of the society through her NGO (non-profit organization), called Dia Foundation. She proves that with determination and great empathy for humanity age doesn’t matter when it comes to helping another human being.