Saturday Morning Reading #48

Here’s your Saturday Morning Reading… 1. Why Technology Hasn’t Delivered More Democracy | Carnegie Endowment for International Peace 2. Violence against development | 59 minutes of development 3. What future for Development Advocacy? Three Paradoxes and Seven Directions | Paul O’Brien – From Poverty to Power 4. If I ran the innovation zoo | Linda Raftree – Wait… What? 5.a) How NOT to respond to bad press:… Continue reading Saturday Morning Reading #48

Saturday Morning Reading #45

Here’s your Saturday morning reading on aidworker well-being, the Hippocratic Oath and technology leapfrogging in India…   1. Why We Dev with Alessandra Pigni: Staff care, burnout & more | WhyDev   Alessandra, an experienced humanitarian worker, clinical psychologist, and academic researcher studying aid workers’ mental health and well-being, answers your questions. She discusses how to shift an organisation’s culture to think about wellness,… Continue reading Saturday Morning Reading #45

Saturday Morning Reading #35

Here’s your Saturday morning reading, featuring a bit of everything – volunteering attacked and defended, reflective answers from J., a handbook for revolutionaries (NOT by Russell Brand), girls’ empowerment and mobiles, mental health and how China’s rise is making it harder for others.   1. a) Voluntary Service: the best method for creating new aid… Continue reading Saturday Morning Reading #35