“Happy” videos from all over the world have basically redefined the response video genre — with even Pharrell himself acknowledging on Oprah that Happy is no longer just his song. My colleagues at Akilah Institute for Women recently got together with Akilah students and our friends in Burundi to create what we humbly submit is THE Happy response video to rule them all, ahem. BUT…we couldn’t ignore all the other moments of pure joy and awesomeness we found all over YouTube from which we drew inspiration. Herewith, the ultimate compilation of the 20 Happiest moments from the interwebs.
This month marks the 20th anniversary of the tragic genocide in Rwanda. A group of Rwandan students at the Akilah Institute for Women started an #iamrwanda project to draw attention to how they, and Rwanda, are looking forward to the future.