Entries for 'Matt Herring'
Posted by Matt Herring
on Monday, April 13, 2015
Did you have a defining moment when extreme poverty slapped you in the face and woke you up? Perhaps an epiphany of sorts.
When I was 16 I went to Nepal. Twenty years on and I realize what happened. It was a transformative learning experience.
Founder of the concept in modern times, Jack Mezirow, says that such an experience usually requires a ‘disorientating dilemma’. Indeed. I saw extreme poverty and it rattled me. It transformed ...