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Career Series

To work at a StartUp or Not?

Photo by Oscar Nilsson on Unsplash Recently on LinkedIn, Editor Andrew Seaman, put up a great post on the pros/cons of working at a startup during challenging economic times. I put up the following response and have turned it into a short blog post which I hope will be helpful for anyone exploring a gig

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Career Series

Cover Letters Done Perfect for Social Change Careers

There are many components to the job search, and there is no magic solution to landing one’s ideal job. It requires a combination of having the right skills, networking, successfully framing one’s experience in a resume a strong cover letter and a bit of serendipity. It is important to stress that even having a perfect

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PCDN Podcast

E18S8: A Career in Public Policy with Sergio Hernandez Mendoza

How does a career in public policy look like? How can a PhD help enhance a career in public policy? To help answer these questions listen to Sergio Hernandez Mendoza story. Sergio has 10 years planning, monitoring and evaluating public policies for international organization and in his native Mexico. He was appointed as Senior Policy

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PCDN Podcast

E15S8: Social Entrepreneurship, Equity and Female Leadership with Devon Davey

Another name for social entrepreneurship, equity and female leadership is Devon Davey. Devon is a Bay Area-native capacity builder with 12+ years of partnering with social entrepreneurs and founders. Be it a refugee crisis, youth empowerment, education, philanthropy, network building, systems change, and climate crises.  Devon is there to co-create strategy and help co-create solutions for

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PCDN Podcast

E14S8: A Career in Applied Research with Economist Dr. Soumya Balasubramanya

“If you have privilege, use it to do good” is just one of the many tips that came out of an amazing conversation with poverty and development researcher Dr. Soumya Balasubramanya. This episode was brought to you thanks to the Rotary Peace Fellowship (find more details below). Soumya’s applied research focuses on poverty and development challenges in

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This is a sponsored post on PCDN   Rotary Peace Fellowship Program Applications now being accepted for 2022 www.rotary.org/our-programs/peace-fellowships Application deadline 15 May The Rotary Peace Fellowship program is a fully funded master’s degree or certificate in peace and development studies. Every year, 130 individuals are selected to receive a generous award from The Rotary

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PCDN Podcast

E12S8: A Career Fighting Social Inequality with Ben Phillips

This episode was brought to you thanks to the Rotary Peace Fellowship (more info below) What does a career fighting social inequality look like? Look no further as I sit down with one of the world’s expert in social inequality: Ben Phillips. Ben Phillips is the author of the book How to Fight Inequality. He advises the

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