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Shujaat Wasty

Practitioner in international affairs and development, RSF Canada co-founder, OBAT USA vice-president

Dr. Shujaat Wasty is a practitioner in international affairs and development, fellow with the Royal Society of Arts, co-founder of RS Foundation, vice-president of OBAT Helpers, and a member of the Leadership Council at the Institute for the Study of International Development at McGill University in Montreal, Canada.
A Little Kindness Can Change A

A Little Kindness Can Change A Life

We are presented opportunities everyday to make a difference in the lives of those around us, near or far, through our actions, time, or money. Whether we embrace that opportunity is up to us and, evidently, even the smallest of gestures or actions can veritably snowball into lasting results.
04/12/2017 01:08 EDT
Teaching Civic Duty At A Young Age Can Make A Real

Teaching Civic Duty At A Young Age Can Make A Real Difference

From a very young age, my parents taught my siblings and I, through instruction and example, that doing even a little can lead to a lot. But what initially felt like a pointless, mind-numbing activity became a valuable exercise in developing understanding and empathy.
01/18/2016 11:49 EST
Responding To Negative News: Spread Light, Be A

Responding To Negative News: Spread Light, Be A Changemaker

For every tragic incident in the world today, there are countless more women and men humanitarians -- changemakers -- making the world a better place in their own respective capacities. Light is more potent and powerful in effacing darkness; let's each of us resolve to spread more light around us, in our communities, and throughout our world.
12/17/2015 09:57 EST