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I am writing to implore friends, family, and my broader network to adopt an intersectional way of thinking.  Now – not later, not tomorrow, but RIGHT NOW. If this feels urgent — even aggressive, that’s because it is. This is your call to action. 

Defining and educating others on intersectionality …



Thanks to the ongoing pandemic, we are spending our work and social lives on video chat. And all evidence (and experiences) show that being on video call is exhausting. So we built our own virtual world using Mozilla Hubs for the Global Digital Development Forum.

Video conferencing solutions like Zoom are designed to solve business meeting challenges, but when …



Hailey recently joined the TechChange team as a Program Manager, where she helps elearning partners build and deliver learning experiences on digital health.Q: So, tell us more about yourself. How did you end up working in education? In my last year of college, I completed a fellowship with the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Here, I developed the Enteric Disease Outbreak Response and Capacity …



If you want to change global behavior patterns, make the sustainable alternative better.

For the first time, the World Economic Forum’s (WEF) Global Risk Report claims that the top five risks facing the world are all related to climate change. And while Davos 2020 has gone to great lengths to calculate and offset all emissions to the Annual Meeting (see …



When it comes to event planning in the face of a pandemic, the technology is the easy part. Shifting the training model will be harder, and international development is perfectly positioned to lead.

After returning from a successful week-long workshop in Kampala with Last Mile Health (featured image) to plan for an an upcoming online course, I wondered how many similar workshops were suddenly adapting …



Ariel recently joined the TechChange team as a Program Manager, where she helps elearning partners build and deliver learning experiences on digital health.

 

Q: So, tell us more about yourself. How did you end up working in education?
I was born into the ‘role’ of unofficial mentor and teacher as an older sister to two of the best sisters in the world, …



TechChange recently supported one of the first evaluations of HPV online education, as conducted by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, which is now available online. The evaluation concludes that:

“[This] online format offers a highly adaptable and acceptable educational tool that promotes interpersonal communication with parents and preteens and practice-related changes such as reminder messages known to improve vaccine uptake.”



Natalya recently joined the TechChange team as an Account Manager, where she helps elearning partners leverage the TechChange platform services and education team to create powerful learning experiences.

Q: So, tell us more about yourself. How did you end up working in education?
I graduated from Carnegie Mellon in 2018 and starting working as a technology consultant in Northern Virginia. As a consultant, I primarily …



Allison recently joined the TechChange team as a Senior Instructional Designer, where she creates boutique blended and eLearning experiences. A former classroom educator, Allison comes to TechChange from George Washington University where she earned a Masters in Education.

Q: So, tell us more about yourself. How did you end up working in education? 

After graduating, I began coaching volleyball at my old high school while …



A pivotal mindset shift occurred in my first year of working at TechChange. It was ignited during a check-in with my manager, TechChange Chief Technology Officer, Will Chester, who became one of my mentors.

During our check-in, Will and I discussed opportunities for additional responsibilities in the company. In his kind, patient manner, he talked about the importance of fully executing my current responsibilities and demonstrating capabilities …