Sarah Jackson
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  • Georgetown University, Conflict…
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Global Youth Connect Staff and Sarah Jackson are now friends
Dec 12, 2013
Roselyn Mungai commented on Sarah Jackson's blog post Selling Development
"The crucial question from an African Development Practitioner stand point would be; To what extent are the American based development practioners connected to the context in the developing world?  Do we work with bonafide partners in the south…"
Jan 23, 2012
Hanna Carlsson commented on Sarah Jackson's blog post Selling Development
"Sarah,I think that you have answer the questions very well. At the same time, you tend to mix development aid and emergency assistant. The later is for sure our moral responsibility and we can, as you do, argue that development aid is as well. I…"
Jan 20, 2012
Richard Close left a comment for Sarah Jackson
"Sarah Great blog question We have African youth portal for digital story telling call"I am Africa. This is my story.." It have training program you can use. Thought you might be interested Richard "
Jan 19, 2012
Jamiu Tolani A. Alli-Balogun commented on Sarah Jackson's blog post Selling Development
"The study of development is the currency of virtually every government vision and mission in meeting their primary obligations to the citizenry and core of their external relations with other countries.  The basis of interlocking and networking…"
Jan 19, 2012
Dr. Robin M. Chandler commented on Sarah Jackson's blog post Selling Development
"These questions are critical and also being addressed by 'How Matters' on their recent 'race and development'. Personal transformation has to precede 'making a career of humanity', 'committing [oneself] to the…"
Jan 19, 2012
Megi Tavdumadze liked Sarah Jackson's blog post Selling Development
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Jose Tenga commented on Sarah Jackson's blog post Selling Development
"Sarah,   Thanks for such a wonderful contribution. When people question why we do development, it shows both how small our world is, and how large it is. My immediate response to such questions is: go see your world out there – it is…"
Jan 19, 2012
Jennifer Lentfer commented on Sarah Jackson's blog post Selling Development
"Great questions. While the raison d' être of the system may be tough to understand, let alone navigate, what we can do as aid workers, is at least understand our own motivations for being a part of it. See "Aid Worker, First Know…"
Jan 19, 2012
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Selling Development

A week ago, a good friend of mine who attends Harvard Law School asked me: “Why do development?” Why do development? Seriously?? To me, the question seemed impertinent. Those who would ask such a question I would like to immediately label as heartless, uneducated, tea party activists. But, as I’ve come to realize over the past two years, this automatic, irrational reaction doesn’t do anyone any good. In this current political climate, those who are passionate about development should avoid…See More
Jan 19, 2012
Sarah Jackson and Alan Tidwell are now friends
Jan 19, 2012
Sarah Jackson liked Alan Tidwell's blog post Working Lands Conflict
Jun 22, 2011
Sarah Jackson and Dr. Sarah Meharg are now friends
Jun 20, 2011
Sarah Jackson is attending Anand Varghese's event
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Exchange 2.0 -- Connected Youth: The Future of Peacebuilding and Problem Solving at USIP

April 27, 2011 from 9am to 1pm
Diplomacy is changing from telling America's story to direct dialogue in an interconnected world. With this shift has come a need to revitalize a core pillar of public diplomacy strategy: international exchanges. Although traditional exchange programs have been effective in expanding access to cross-cultural educational opportunities beyond those that study-abroad programs reach, participation remains limited. Developing the next generation of Exchange 2.0 initiatives--that is,…See More
Apr 27, 2011
Sarah Jackson and Rituu B. Nanda are now friends
Apr 21, 2011

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Please feel free to provide a short bio about yourself or the work of your organization (no more than 3 paragraphs)
I'm currently working towards an MA in Conflict Resolution at Georgetown University.
Please list the countries and/or regions in which you (or your organization) have direct and significant expertise
Rwanda
What is your current country of residence (or location of your organization)?
United States
What is your current job (and organization) and/or where and what field are you studying?
Georgetown University, Conflict Resolution.
How many years professional experience do you have ?
1-2
What is your personal or organizational website?
http://sarahrwanda.blogspot.com

Sarah Jackson's Blog

Selling Development

Posted on January 19, 2012 at 10:23am 6 Comments

A week ago, a good friend of mine who attends Harvard Law School asked me: “Why do development?” Why do development? Seriously?? To me, the question seemed impertinent. Those who would ask such a question I would like to immediately label as heartless, uneducated, tea party activists. But, as I’ve come to realize over the past two years, this automatic, irrational reaction doesn’t do anyone any good. In this current political climate, those who are passionate about development should…

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At 5:40pm on January 19, 2012, Richard Close said…

Sarah

Great blog question

We have African youth portal for digital story telling call"I am Africa. This is my story.." It have training program you can use.

Thought you might be interested

Richard

At 12:45pm on April 3, 2011, Muhammad Tahir Tabassum said…

Dear Sarah,

Nice to visit your profile here.

We can be good partners on common issue.

Peace.
At 11:47am on March 28, 2011, Deborah Drew said…
Just about living in DC, any scholarship contacts, about the school and what it is like being a student at Georgetown?
At 6:51pm on November 30, 2009, Bishop Charles K. Kwalia said…
thanks alot.iam Pastor kwalia from Kenya,i work with Mt Elgon Womens peace Development Forum International which advocates for security and democracy to stop Land Disput,Cattle rustling in Pokot,Mt Elgon,Sebei and Samburu in Kenya.we have and care orphans whereby we request God to touch His children.To reach me email to charleskwalia@yahoo.com Or womenspeaceforum@gmail.com.iam happy to have you as my friend here in Kenya
At 7:44pm on November 25, 2009, Folashade Aransiola said…
Goood day Sir/Ma

I am Miss Folashade Aransiola CEO Young Women Development Initiative a Young Socail Entreprenuer with vast passion for the Youths for year and involve in series of Youth developmental activities in Leadership and Media.


I would love to know you better .

Miss Folashade Aransiola CEO
Young Women Development Initiative
Nigeria
+2348067087225
At 6:16am on November 23, 2009, Matthias Resch said…
Hi Sarah!

Thanks for signing up. Take your time to explore and use the site for what it offers.

Looking forwards to hearing your comments! Let's see what we can do with this!

Don't forget to apply for membership in the GYC group ( I will admit you ;-) and also to "friend me" while we are here...

Best,

Matthias
 
 
 

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