Category: Innovative Approaches to Social Change

Point of View

Difficult Conversations: Why International Practitioners Must Do More to Address Racism at Home

Crossposted from CDA Featured image Photo by Koshu Kunii on Unsplash 6/2020 | Dost Bardouille Dear Colleague, We’ve worked together for years on peacebuilding, conflict resolution, human rights, social responsibility, and sustainability. We’ve grappled with some of the most intractable questions – how to build durable peace, support the shaping of equitable societies, and strengthen

Read More »
Innovative Approaches to Social Change

COVID-19 Reimagine Learning Challenge from Open IDEO

In Partnership With Crossposted from Open Ideo Let’s find the possibilities within this moment, and reimagine the future of pre-K-12 learning in the post-pandemic world. WE’RE LOOKING FOR Collaborative ideas from those who are impacted most by school closures: parents/caregivers, students and educators. Help us imagine how we can reshape schools and learning post-COVID. WE’RE

Read More »
Innovative Approaches to Social Change

Seven tips for holding those online meetings you’re dreading

crossposted from Rock Paper Scissors By Lee-Anne Ragan (full bio below) M.Ed., B.SW. is the learning and development expert behind the internationally award-winning Rock.Paper.Scissors, Inc., where great minds come to play There’s absolutely no doubt that the coronavirus is throwing everything off.  But it doesn’t have to throw a kink into those meetings you’re now

Read More »
Point of View

#KindnessMatters: Concert for A Healthy Planet

 crossposted from MGIEP.UNESCO #KindnessMatters: Concert for A Healthy Planet On Earth Day, April 22, 2020 (8 pm IST and 8 pm ET), 5 Grammy® Award-Winners led by MGIEP’s #KindnessMatters Campaign Ambassador Ricky Kej, and an ensemble of 40 stellar musicians will come together for an online #ConcertForAHealthyPlanet LIVE from the comfort of your homes. The

Read More »
Global Affairs Canada Results-Based Management Guides and Tools
Innovative Approaches to Social Change

Global Affairs Canada Results-Based Management Guides and Tools

Comprehensive Guides to Results-Based Planning, Management  Results Reporting A few months ago, I commented on Peter Bracegirdle’s useful guide to results-based planning for large projects.  That user-friendly guide, written in 2009 originally for CIDA, remains useful but has been replaced by Global Affairs Canada with a number of GAC Results-Based Management guides, checklists and templates

Read More »
Cooking up Peace, Hope & Impact in Colombia
Innovative Approaches to Social Change

Cooking up Peace, Hope & Impact in Colombia

For the next two days I am fortunate to be attending the Concordia Americas Summit. This is a unique gathering of over 1500 people from around the world (mostly from Latin and NorthAmerica  but from countries as far away as Nigeria) who gather in a non-partisan and non-political environment to engage in deep dialogue and foster

Read More »
You Too Can Learn and Get Better at Stuff
Innovative Approaches to Social Change

You Too Can Learn and Get Better at Stuff

This blog post is the first in a series on growth mindset. You can read the second one here. I had a “C” in organic chemistry in high school. I was proud. I didn’t like the teacher so I decided I wouldn’t study or put any effort. I didn’t like chemistry so I thought there was

Read More »
Career Series

EVENT REPORT: Society for International Development, Washington Chapter, Career Fair ’19

Yesterday (1/31/19), the Society for International Development, Washington Chapter  (SID-W) held it’s annual Career Fair at George Washington University. I’ve attended in the past, and found the event informative of hiring trends and areas in which recently minted graduates and career changers might search for their next opportunities.  Considering the frigid weather in DC, I was impressed with the

Read More »

Recent post

ARE YOU IN?

40,000 subscribers already enjoy our premium stuff.