Can you make a living and change the world or change the world and make a living?

Can you make a living and change the world or change the world and make a living?
Talk by Dr. Craig Zelizer, Founder of the Peace and Collaborative Development Network ( and Associate Director of the Conflict Resolution Program at Georgetown University (
Distinguished Alumni Convocation Speaker
School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution
George Mason University
May 19, 2012

Dr. Craig Zelizer is the Associate Director of the MA in Conflict Resolution within the Department of Government at Georgetown University and Founder of the Peace and Collaborative Development Network. His areas of expertise include working with youth from violent conflict regions, civil society development and capacity building in transitional societies, program evaluation and design, conflict sensitivity and conflict mainstreaming, the connection between trauma and conflict, the role of the private sector in peacebuilding, and arts and peacebuilding. He has published several articles, and co-edited the book Building Peace, Practical Reflections from the Field (Kumarian Press, 2009). He is currently working on an edited textbook on Integrated Peacebuilding (forthcoming 2013).

Over the past twenty years he has helped to guide thousands of people to find their passion and career opportunities in social change through the Peace and Collaborative Development Network, teaching, through workshops and talks around the world, and also innovative research. For more on Dr. Zelizer see

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Comment by Nwanda Oluka on August 12, 2014 at 10:04am

kudos Dr. Craig and thanks for never tiring of saving and making the world a better place.

Comment by Gray, Comfort Monayonnoh on July 25, 2014 at 6:57am

Thank you very much for your reminder call to all peacebuilders Dr. Craig! Indeed it is an inspiring massage for all peace lovers; we can change the world and make a living in a safe zoon (our global community).

Comment by Anne Muyupi Musunga on February 8, 2014 at 3:12am
Congratulations Craig for thinking big and creating the Peace and Collaborative,Development
Network which continues to inspire us peace builders globally in our quest to do good in this world. (Zambia)
Comment by Aruna Pant on September 16, 2013 at 11:47pm

Something that really inspired me. I want to work to change the world to make it a better place. Earning a living is also a priority but I have always believed in 'money comes with the work you do. Great words Dr. Craig.

Comment by Elizabeth Gerhold Fautsch on September 16, 2013 at 7:22pm
Inspiring talk, Dr. Z. Congrats on your award, and thanks for creating PCDN - it's a great resource. Always makes me feel better when I see how many people re doing good in the world!
Comment by Ngang Eric Ndeh Mboumien on December 25, 2012 at 10:11pm

Thank you Craig for this sharing this very informative speech.

Comment by GOPI KANTA GHOSH on December 25, 2012 at 9:40am will enthuse right people

Comment by Potre Dirampatan Diampuan on August 2, 2012 at 4:01pm

My KUDOS to you, Craig, for your hard labor of peacebuilding in the world! Excellent work, no doubt!

Comment by Ema Miroslava Billings on August 2, 2012 at 10:35am

Thank you! This is a wonderful reminder to us all!

Comment by Abdoulie Jeng on July 18, 2012 at 9:54pm

It was very inspiring listening to the statements of Dr, Carig Zelier about conflict and conflict resolution giving examples from what happened and still happening in the wolrd we live.

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