August 19th is World Humanitarian Day. In 2019 it celebrates women humanitarian aid workers and their contribution. For me, it is also a time to reflect on how they can help each other persevere. Women humanitarian aid workers operate in complex work environments exacerbated by the conditions that led to the #MeToo and #Aidtoo movements. There… Continue reading What’s Necessary for Allyship Among Women
A friend of mine says, when it comes to conflicts, “We all want to be heard but no one wants to listen.” So how do you get to be heard? Part of the answer is this: Acknowledgement. You may have just rolled your eyes. I know I likely did when I first heard this. I… Continue reading How to Get Someone To Listen To You.