A blog post on the Guardian today by Claire Bennett (fellow Learning Service writer). Based on the number of comments, this is a hot topic! Check it out here.
Posts categorized under Development
PEPY, a hybrid organization I helped found in Cambodia is celebrated its 10-year anniversary last week, and in reflecting on this milestone, I was intrigued to explore the ripples and magnets that have fueled and been fueled by our work. Ripple effects imply cause and effect, and in some of these ripples we were the rock and […]
Today PEPY got a makeover, one that is distinctly more Cambodian. For the last year and a half the PEPY team in Cambodia and the board of directors of the US registered non-profit organization have been working on a plan to localize PEPY. Papers have been filed and approved with the Ministry of […]
Another question I often get…. I shared my thoughts about a university called EARTH, a top African university, a floating campus, my favorite study travel options, and my general reflections on how to choose in this Huffington Post piece: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/daniela-papi/where-should-i-study-abro_b_6071594.html
For this summer’s addition of the Stanford Social Innovation Review, my friend Karina Kloos and I wrote a piece about nonprofit evaluation called “Lost in Translation“. This week I was at a wonderful residential with the wonderful Clore Social Leadership team, and I was reminded about the need for a middle ground of dialogue in […]
I was lucky to be able to write a piece for this Summer 2014 SSIR journal with a former co-worker at PEPY/PEPY Tours, Karina Kloos. Karina and I had worked together in 2009 to make Voluntourism101, and have collaborated since on projects and brainstorms around how to further the “social” in the social sector. Karina […]
I was part of a radio piece for ABC radio in Australia. Of course, as usual, they gave it a very “catchy” title – ” Is ‘voluntourism’ the new colonialism? I would have rather had something more along the lines of “how do we make volunteer service more humble” or something…. but such is life. […]