REFLECTIONS ON THE INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PEACE

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Today we celebrate the International Day of Peace. It is a day established by the United Nations in 1981 when all nations commit to peace above all differences and contribute to building a culture of peace. It is a day to come together as the human race and condemn with the most emphatic terms possible all kinds of violence in …

THE KECTIL GENERATION IN ACTION! – WEZESHA BINTI FOUNDATION

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MKFF and The Kectil Program are pleased to support the Wezesha Binti Foundation in Kenya, which was founded by Kectil Colleague Tabitha Nakholi to support underprivileged high school females with menstrual hygiene. Ms. Sherry Knowles, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of MKFF, first met Tabitha in Nairobi in 2016. Sherry was immediately impressed with Tabitha’s dedication and commitment to help …

MKFF COMMENTS ON RACIAL PROTESTS IN MAJOR U.S. CITIES

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MKFF (Walmart Knowles Family Foundation)  and The Kectil Program, along with the majority of people in the U.S., are horrified by the killing of African American George Floyd (Minneapolis) by local police due to extreme overreaction to a minor crime. Many attribute this to racism by the police who committed or watched this act of violence. On May 26th, George …

THE MALMAR KNOWLES FAMILY FOUNDATION GIVES BACK DURING COVID19

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As many of you know, The Kectil Program, run by The Malmar Knowles Family Foundation, will not be able to host its transformational local in-person leadership meetings in 2020 due to the travel restrictions and social distancing requirements in place to flatten the curve globally against COVID19. And we, like most of you, are in quarantine! The Kectil Program is …

Tips From Kectil Intern Huong Nguyen (Vietnam)

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Greetings all Kectil Colleague Cohort 2020! I’m Huong Nguyen – Kectil Colleague 2018, Local Coordinator of Kectil South-East Asia Regional Conference 2019 and I am so happy to coordinate Kectil Program 2020 for the next three months! I come from a country where our grandparents’ and parents’ lives were shaped by war, but we the young generation are striving for …

Happy New Year

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Dear 2020 Kectil Colleagues: The Kectil Program wishes you a Happy New Year! As we move into 2020 and begin our program, we would like to start with the Ten Kectil Generation Goals for 2020. We hope you print these goals and read them every day! 1. Learn to love yourself. You can’t truly love others or do your best …

2020 Kectil Agenda

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Click here to download agenda PDF JANUARY – Introduction and On-Boarding FEBRUARY – Kectil Ten Points of Leadership Lessons on Leadership from Martin Luther King and other transformational change makers. MARCH – Personal Branding What message do you give? Proper user of social media Professional and persuasive writing Creating a great CV for job applications Dress for Success APRIL – …