When I see the passion shown by children as young as five years old in transforming the world for the better by recycling or raising money for charity, I think about what age parents can begin to communicate to their children global problems and challenges.

What does global mind mean?

For me, a global-minded person is someone who knows about different cultures, beliefs, challenges for people, and the planet and how each decision has an impact on others all over the world.

Global mindedness sums up important characteristics we want our children to nourish, such…

How do you respond when someone asks you what the one thing is that you want your kids to be when they grow up? For me, the answer has always been unconditionally “global citizens.” …

In his famous poem “On Children,” Khalil Gibran writes, “… (your children’s) souls dwell in the house of tomorrow, which you cannot visit, not even in your dreams”. The world, which is changing at a never seen before pace, will look very different for our kids when they are grown…

Constanze Niedermaier, Whyzz

Constanze is the founder of Whyzz, a company that develops online and offline tools for young global minds. She is a mom and global citizen and loves to travel.

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