Leslie Elva MacColman
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  • Fundación Cambio Democrático
  • Peck Gee Chua
  • Shaheen Sultan Dhanji
  • ckvishwanath
  • LALIT
  • AKINYEMI, Oluwayinka John
  • Pablo Lumerman
  • Waheed Ahmad
 

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Leslie Elva MacColman is now friends with Pablo Lumerman, Peck Gee Chua and Fundación Cambio Democrático
Feb 27, 2012
Leslie Elva MacColman commented on Craig Zelizer's blog post Top 10 Suggestions and Resources for Finding Internships
"Unpack your baggage and recognize the constraints of a short-term stay. It is important to contextualize your desire for "exposure" with the real needs of the NGO. Often, sending a senior person to the field while you stay in the office…"
Aug 10, 2010
Leslie Elva MacColman commented on Craig Zelizer's blog post Top 10 Suggestions and Resources for Finding Internships
"Be flexible and enthusiastic. Experienced supervisors know that interns' needs are important but that long-term program and beneficiary needs trump them. So, if you want a stellar experience, make sure you are ready to help with anything and…"
Aug 10, 2010
Leslie Elva MacColman commented on Craig Zelizer's blog post Top 10 Suggestions and Resources for Finding Internships
"Don't try to plan everything! The Global South often works on a different schedule, and it may be hard for NGO's to tell you 5 months ahead of time what you will be doing, the way Northern universities or UN Bodies do. Apply to multiple…"
Aug 10, 2010
Leslie Elva MacColman commented on Craig Zelizer's blog post Top 10 Suggestions and Resources for Finding Internships
"Be clear, cordial, and persistent. High profile NGO's are often overwhelmed by offers for "free help" and it's hard for potential interns to understand why they don't take advantage of it all. What it's important to…"
Aug 10, 2010
Leslie Elva MacColman is now friends with ckvishwanath, AKINYEMI, Oluwayinka John, Waheed Ahmad and LALIT more
May 18, 2009
Sohail Mahmood left a comment for Leslie Elva MacColman
"hello how are u doing? nice meeting u here"
May 17, 2009
Waris Ali left a comment for Leslie Elva MacColman
"Very beautifull photo you have pasted at this peace minded network. I appreciate your work and experiences in different countries. I agree with you and it is the time to unite to make the world more peaceful,more just and more environmentally…"
May 17, 2009
Leslie Elva MacColman is now a member of Peace and Collaborative Development Network
May 16, 2009

Profile Information

Please feel free to provide a short bio about yourself or the work of your organization (no more than 3 paragraphs)
Leslie- Was born in Portland, Oregon; Studied Anthropology and Spanish at the University of Montana; Worked in Panama and the US before coming to Argentina for a masters at the USAL as a Peace Fellow; Has been "stuck" in Argentina since finishing and worked for the Civil Asociation for Equality and Justice and the Environment and Natural Resources Foundation as a project development specialist and coordinator; Has done two more postgraduate programs in Buenos Aires, one in alternative dispute resolution and another in NGO management; Enjoys cooking, riding bicycles, and her silly cat more than just about anything else (except conflict theory, of course!)
Please list the countries and/or regions in which you (or your organization) have direct and significant expertise
Very significant experience: Argentina
Significant experience: Bolivia, Ecuador, Panama
Some experience: Colombia, Mozambique
What is your current country of residence (or location of your organization)?
Argentina
What is your current job (and organization) and/or where and what field are you studying?
Development Coordinator for FARN
What is your personal or organizational website?
http://www.farn.org.ar
Which are your primary sectoral areas of expertise (or the primary sectoral areas of your organization) ?
Civil Society, Democratization, Development, Dialogue, Facilitation, Organizational Development, Rule of Law
Which are your primary skills areas(or the primary skill areas of your organization)?
Advocacy, Budgeting, Fundraising, Program Administration, Program Design, Program Implemenation, Research, Qualitative Skills

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At 10:31am on May 17, 2009, Waris Ali said…
Very beautifull photo you have pasted at this peace minded network.
I appreciate your work and experiences in different countries.
I agree with you and it is the time to unite to make the world more peaceful,more just and more environmentally sustainable requires all of us.
Can i be in the list of your friends please?

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Waris Ali
Chairman Global Foundation,Lahore,Pakistan.
 
 
 

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