Celebrating the Life of Fr Michael Kelly

Like uncountable others, we knew that Fr Michael Kelly was our Friend. He had such a special way of connecting with people, drawing us into his warmth and humor and heart forward life. We just wanted to be in his presence. He honored the work of the World Forum by being part of it, focusing […]

The 4C’s of Virtual Learning <br>Shareen Ratnani

Back in November of 2020, Shareen Ratnani, Co-Founder of Kiddie Planet Montessori, presented in Bonnie’s Global Café on Training Teachers for Virtual Learning. Roslyn Duffy, longtime ECD Trainer, Speaker, and Author, compiled helpful notes on Connection, Communication, Curriculum, and Creativity for anyone that may not have been able to join the call. Check out Roslyn’s […]

Laura Henry Awarded MBE in New Years Honours List

Shared with permission from Laura Henry-Allain. “Laura Henry-Allain, award-winning, international Early Years author, speaker, consultant and creator of the BBC’s popular CBeebies characters JoJo and Gran Gran, has been awarded an MBE for Services to Education in the New Year Honours List. Laura is delighted to be included on the list alongside so many inspiring […]

Happy New Year <br>from Bonnie’s Global Café

Happy New Year from Bonnie’s Global Café! We hope you spend some time with us in 2021, listening to stories and making new connections within our community. We are looking forward to seeing you in our “Let’s Talk!” conversations in 2021. Wishing you a New Year filled with good health, hope, and happiness. Cheers!

Food and Recipes that Nurture <br>our Spirits and Bodies <br>A Conversation in BGCafé

Birthday Muffins Bonnie Neugebauer When I was growing up, my Mom made blueberry muffins for birthday breakfasts, and that made it a very special day.  Roger and I have continued this traditional birthday breakfast, and now our children make them for our grandchildren.  We always ate dinners together as a family; but everyone had different […]

World AIDS Day <br>Michael Kelly

Michael Kelly is cherished within the World Forum Community for his moving keynote presentations at the 2005 World Forum in Montreal, Canada and the 2011 World Forum in Honolulu, USA; for his support of the HIV/AIDS Action Tank; and for his ongoing concern for underserved children and families everywhere. Acclaimed for his work in Africa […]