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S2E8 - The Three P's of USAID Funding: Past Performance, Procurement, and Partners
Mike Shanley joins the program to give unique insider expertise for how USAID partners can capitalize on this incredible funding opportunity. More importantly, Mike outlines the considerations that organizations should prioritize before seeking USAID funding to make sure they understand the commitment, requirements, and hacks for success.
The AidKonekt platform streamlines key USAID Business Development tasks to save your team 15+ hours a week
S2E7 - Ditching the Desk: Expanding access to experiential education abroad
Rachel Anderholder joins the program to talk about her journey at Member Organization Carpe Mundi (from volunteer, to intern, to Executive Director)!
Rachel shares how her work to provide access to study abroad for low-income students has had an impact on their lives, and how Carpe Mundi continues forward with their unique program model which offers support at every level of the Experiential Education process.
S2E6 - Connect and Reflect: Shaping a global future from Oregon - with Derrick Olsen
Derrick Olsen of WorldOregon joins the program to discuss the importance of creating local and global partnerships to face our collective global future.
From programmatic strategy, to organizational adaptation, and Academic expertise to unique lived experience, Derrick explores the complex work that goes in to building bridges across cultures, fostering real dialogue, and promoting global understanding.
S2E5 - Eager for Education in a Dangerous World - with Dennis Galvan
Dennis Galvan speaks with guest host Avery Waxman about their shared passion: the future of International Student Mobility, the value of experience through education, and the impact COVID has had on study abroad trends.
Dennis is Dean and Vice Provost for Global Engagement and also a professor of Political Science and Global Studies at the University of Oregon.
Guest host Avery Waxman is a Member of the GlobalPDX Advisory Board, and Vice President of Communications for Navitas, an organization that partners with public universities all around the world to help them advance their Internationalization goals.
S2E4 - The Sounds of Development Drinks
In this very special episode we welcome new voices from our community, and address the topics that are front-of-mind for Oregon's Development Professionals.
Enormous gratitude to the impromptu guests who took a moment to share their thoughts with us at Development Drinks:
John Stephens - CEO of The BOMA ProjectAnita Ramachandran and Mikaila Belk - of MicroMentorKym Croft Miller - Professor of criminal justice and writingMichael Telford - Advisory Board Member of GlobalPDXKimberlee Roberts - Corporate Security ConsultantJacob Dodds - Graduate Student at PSU
S2E3 - The Age of Social Capital: mentorship and connectivity for all - with Anita Ramachandran
We had the pleasure of speaking with Anita Ramachandran of MicroMentor at Mercy Corps about her path, her team's work to equalize access to social capital resources, and how mentorship can power big global change.