Erin Robertson is a communications intern with StartEmpathy at Ashoka. Currently, she is an International Communication Master's Candidate in Washington, D.C. She lived in northern Japan for two years as an Assistant Language Teacher with the Japanese Exchange and Teaching (JET) Program. She enjoys singing, writing, live music, ice cream, and ramen.
Ever wondered how to become one with the feelings of another? Try a little empathy. Love Hate & Everything in Between, a new documentary out of the UK, explores the importance of empathy in today’s ever interconnected world. Through the lenses of neuroscience, psychology, education, and technology, this documentary shows us that without empathy, “we couldn’t have complex civilizations. Empathy is really the invisible hand of history.” Want to learn more? Check out: http://empathyfilm.com/.