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Robert Ping

Indiana University
Manager, Outreach and Training (EOT)
IU Bloomington
From LinkedIn:
Experienced Education Manager with a demonstrated history of working in the higher education industry. Skilled in Nonprofit Organizations, Event Management, Fundraising, Social Media, and Research. Strong community and social services professional with a Bachelor of Science focused in Education: Tourism Management/Event Planning, Music from Indiana University Bloomington.

Quotes worth living:
...there really is no such thing as race. We are all one people, so much more alike than different.
IU Statewide IT opening remarks

*** I now realize that relationships, attitudes, self-respect, and responsibility do not just happen. They are cultivated from long talks, serious thought, understanding and a few other things that lack the glamour of well muscled bodies and the fantasies they generate. The trick is to let yourself be swept up by other kinds of beauty as well.

*** The greatest thing you'll ever learn is just to love, and be loved in return.
Toulouse-Lautrec, Moulin Rouge

*** What kind of victory is it when someone is left defeated?

*** There cannot be true democracy unless women's voices are heard. There cannot be true democracy unless women are given the opportunity to take responsibility for their own lives. There cannot be true democracy unless all citizens are able to participate fully in the lives of their country.
Hillary Clinton

*** So the question is not whether we will be extremist but what kind of extremist will we be. Will we be extremists for hate or will we be extremists for love? Will we be extremists for the preservation of injustice--or will we be extremists for the cause of justice?
Martin Luther King, Jr., 1963

*** It's time for those who talk about family values to start valuing families...
-John Kerry

*** The noblest question in the world is what good I may do in it.
-Benjamin Franklin

*** I'd rather have bad times with you, than good times with someone else! I'd rather be BESIDE you in a storm, then safe and warm by myself. I'd rather have hard times together, than to have it easy apart. I'd rather have the one who HOLDS MY HEART!
Luthor Vandross (I'd Rather song lyrics)

*** The Marines I have seen around the world have the cleanest bodies, the filthiest minds, the highest morale, and the lowest morals of any group of animals I have ever seen. Thank God for the United States Marine Corps.
-Eleanor Roosevelt

Erasing HIV stigma.
Promoting mental health. Addiction is a thing, seek help.
Speaking/acting out against racism, transphobia, misogyny, and other inequities.
Pescatarians, vegans, and vegetarians.
Live music.
Fiction and biographies.
People watching.
Finding out of the way places and local spaces when traveling.