We can now measure cultural diversity?

We can now measure cultural diversity?

Technological advances are shrinking our world and causing more cultures to come into contact with each other. Other people’s beliefs and cultural practices can be confronting. They can be difficult to understand.  The resulting culture clashes have inspired strident debate and – sometimes – a new appreciation for the importance of a diverse yet cohesive society. But the question remains: how …

The scientist behind Mileva Marić's program

The scientist behind Mileva Marić ‘s program

Marija Pavela was born in Serbia, in 1974. She was fascinated by Mileva Marić – a brilliant physicist who became Mrs Einstein. Like Mileva Marić, Marija was raised in a culture that ranked good educational outcomes for men well above decent outcomes for women.  But Marija was never going to accept a life without science. She was prepared to push until a …

How do you build a bridge from one culture to another?African incursions

How do you build a bridge from one culture to another?( African Schools Incursions )

Cultural Infusion is excited to welcome civil engineer Yves Nininahazwe to our African Schools Incursions as part of our new Science program. This new program makes professional scientists from around the world available to Victorian schools. Yves was born and raised in Burundi, in central Africa, which has a population of 10 million people. After completing high school, he received …