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We partner with change agents and reform teams to create solutions to development problems.
Our mission is to assist change agents to use knowledge and information to help people change not only what they know, but what they do – to pursue the common good.
WHAT WE HAVE ACHIEVED
WE HAVE WORKED WITH INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT INSTITUTIONS, MULTILATERAL/BILATERAL AGENCIES, WITH GOVERNMENTS AND CIVIL SOCIETY ORGANIZATIONS, AND WITH THE PRIVATE SECTOR.
Designed and co-facilitated a new regional learning program ‘Mobilizing Multi-Stakeholder Action for Reform’ for the Asian Development Bank delivered at ADB headquarters in 2014 and 2015. Adapted to address country-level leadership challenges (such as disaster recovery and resilience in Nepal’s ‘Leadership for Results’ workshop held in Kathmandu September 2015).
Designed learning strategy, curriculum, and trainer/participant learning materials for a global launch of the series of analytical tools for social protection programs developed by the World Bank and the International Labor Organization with some 20 international partner institutions.
Co-designed and co-facilitated leadership development program on biodiversity for the Global Snow Leopard and Ecosystem Protection program held in Kyrgyz Republic.
Led review of results from coalition-building work on 15-year public procurement reform in the Philippines at the GIZ ‘Frontiers of Leadership’ seminar (Berlin) and the World Bank Turkey Country Team strategy meeting (Ankara).
Designed, implemented and evaluated change interventions in several developing countries in Asia, Africa, Latin America.
Provided in-country technical assistance to multi-agency teams promoting reforms in various sectors – governance and anti-corruption; public sector management and public financial management information systems (FMIS); public-private partnerships; environment/biodiversity/conservation; health/nutrition/reproductive health; water and sanitation; early childhood development; social protection.
Developed competency-based curricula and conducted learning programs for senior government officials, leadership teams from international organizations, the private sector and civil society. These programs have reached some 8500 participants worldwide.
Developed and delivered blended learning programs and immersive learning for developing country reform teams and change agents.
Published e-books and transmedia training guides; created learning platforms for post-workshop support for participants; produced online performance support tools, videos, games and simulation exercises in the virtual world ‘Second Life.’
Scaled up outreach of strategic communication program of the World Bank group by partnering with the Annenberg School of Communication in two US universities (University of Pennsylvania and the University of Southern California), securing financial sustainability of the Summer Course.