An Outside/In Look at Redesigning Democracy through Participation: An Interview with SOLE Colombia

Click here to listen to the interview   Transcript Ambika: Welcome everyone. I’m here today with Sanjay Fernandes, the founder and Director of SOLE Colombia foundation, who’s purpose is to transform the future of learning in Colombia. SOLE is a disruptive educational methodology that empowers communities to develop autonomy, collaboration, deep learning and most important…


An Aggravated Struggle: Kleptocracy and COVID-19

Can humane stories help fight kleptocrats in power in Central Africa? Absolutely, is what the Central African Coalition Against Kleptocracy would say.  The Coalition, which includes activists from Cameroon, Chad, Congo and Equatorial Guinea, believes that sharing stories on how citizens are affected by kleptocrats is an important step in raising awareness, and eventually fighting…

Raquel and Ambia

A Time to Prioritize and Commit: Introducing Our New Leads for Listening and Learning, and Communications

Over the summer, we hired two new superstars, Raquel Rubio as our Director for Listening and Learning, and Ambika Samarthya-Howard as our Head of Communications, based out of Colorado and New York respectively. Raquel and Ambika co-wrote this blog [Alan added the superstars bit] to share their initial thoughts about the organization, and how they…