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What I do
Aid/NGO worker based in the field, Journalist, Aid Critic, Skeptic, Partner/Spouse of an Aid/NGO worker
About me
Founder of AidSource and, writer of blogs, global health geek, mother of two, TED Senior fellow, currently working for an employer who prefers not to be publicized.
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Welcome Peer Counselors

Posted on December 4, 2012 at 8:14am 0 Comments

We've seen a lot of activity around here, thanks to all the WhyDev folks. We're happy to have you! A couple of suggestions for getting started:

1) Join some groups. Everyone should join collective wisdom - it's our community think tank. beyond that, head over to the Groups area and see what we've got. There are groups for every interest…


Help me brainstorm?

Posted on November 8, 2012 at 5:21am 1 Comment

So, I have two ideas I've been knocking around and no one I know in person has the right set of skills to really give me feedback. I'd love it if people here at AidSource could chime in and help me think.

Idea #1 - an ad network for aid blogs

Food bloggers have an ad network. Mommy bloggers have BlogHer. Aid bloggers have nothing. What I would like is a network that every aid blogger could join and then we'd work with advertisers as a single collective. Most…


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At 12:56am on January 23, 2012, Jessica Pickett said…

This is just too true. Make sure your blog posts don't fall behind the trend!




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