“One must still have chaos in oneself to be able to give birth to a dancing star”, said Friedrich Nietzsche and while chaos is a bit extreme and I wouldn’t exactly call myself a dancing star, this quote captures the uncertainty and self-discovery that has enriched my college career thus far and my latest stop on this journey: a member of a professional ballet/contemporary dance company. Read more about My path as an ambassador for the arts
As the knowledge management intern, I worked with the department within CIS that aims to identify, develop and scale up social innovation in Colombia. One of their main projects is producing a "mapping" of social innovation throughout Colombia that identifies the most exciting cases of innovation in poverty alleviation. Read more about 2013 SIP Colombia/IOP Director's Intern Reflection
I spent this summer as an intern in the Center for Social Innovation in Bogotá, Colombia. My main task at the CSI was to do research on social innovation solutions; the idea was to find ways in which the problems associated with extreme poverty are being addressed around the world, with the goal of modifying and adopting successful programs and interventions in Colombia. Read more about 2012 SIP Colombia/IOP Director's Intern Reflection
DRCLAS Regional Office Newsletter
Read the latest information about the Regional Office in this month's newsletter.