Sean Power

FAQs on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

Sean Power 24/08/2016

I received an email earlier this week that answers some frequently asked questions about the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which, for those who don't know, are sort of like the world's international aspirational goals on social progress. They're created and maintained by the United Nations with a fairly comprehensive...

Jennifer Foulds

Meet Melissa Fairey - a young Canadian who is taking the world by storm

Jennifer Foulds 05/08/2016

I met fellow Canadian, Melissa Fairey, by chance in Copenhagen, Denmark. We were both there for the same reason: the global Women Deliver conference. We met at a reception for Canadians attending the conference, hosted by the Canadian embassy. Melissa, 25, is a Women Deliver Young Leader – the...

Sean Power

Touring AMREF Flying Doctors

Sean Power 13/07/2016

At the end of March and beginning of April 2016, I had the privilege to go to Nairobi, Kenya for a week to work on three communications projects with our HQ office: Make the Amref Health Africa HQ website mobile responsive Exchange knowledge about donor databases with the head...

Jennifer Foulds

Women Deliver 2016 Closes with Singing, Dancing and a Few Tears

Jennifer Foulds 19/05/2016

Actor Jessical Biel speaks at the closing ceremony of Women Deliver 2016 After three full days of workshops, films, planning sessions, meetings, plenaries and late night brainstorms, you’d think that the 5,500+ participants at the Women Deliver 2016 conference in Copenhagen would be ready to collapse. If anything, the...

Jennifer Foulds

Women Deliver 2016 Inspires and Challenges on Day One of Global Conference

Jennifer Foulds 16/05/2016

Day 1 of Women Deliver 2016, the 4th global conference. And, wow, what a day – 5,543 participants (20% are under 30!) from 169 countries kicking it all off with an extraordinary Opening Ceremony to set the stage for the next three days of conversations, collaboration and work. Yes,...

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