Author Archives: Fiona Davidson

Good news! We are moving to Women in Aid (WiA)

Dear all, After a short pilot period we have made a couple of decisions about the future direction of Women in Aid. The blog will immediately move to – this will be the longer term home of the blog. Please … Continue reading

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Two TedX talks to watch

I would recommend that everyone watches the following two TedX talks. The first is a talk by Jackson Katz on feminism. It discusses the need for men to speak up and support feminism. The second is Sheryl Sandberg, the COO … Continue reading

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Kashmir earthquake, gender and security

Lucy Morris has written a post for the blog this week. It is an important insight in to a time when reflecting on how the way in which policies and procedures were realized made a big difference to the impact … Continue reading

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WWIAD: Public Announcement #1

So Women Working in Aid and Development is up and running! It is such a great feeling after months of talking about this project. Thank YOU so much for all you have contributed so far. There has been a great … Continue reading

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7 things every woman needs to speak truth to power

Women Working in Aid and Development is honored to have a guest blog written by Jennifer Lentfer. Named as one of Foreign Policy Magazine’s “100 women to follow on Twitter,” Jennifer Lentfer (@intldogooder) has worked across southern and east Africa over the past decade. … Continue reading

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Baby of mine

The below post has been written by Paula Gil Baizan. Paula is a relatively new mum (7 month child) and an experienced manager within the emergency aid sector. She is guest blogging for us on her honest reflections on being pregnant and … Continue reading

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Long Distance Relationships: Keeping the Home Fires Burning

Originally posted on MadamInsideOut:
This was originally written just before my husband returned from a 14 week stint overseas and recently appeared as a guest post on Wanderlust, as a twin to Morealtitue’s wonderful post: In Which an Expat Talks Long…

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