Participation of Women in the Protests of Latin America – Part 2

The first part of this blog post series has mainly focused on the inequalities and oppressions women have to face. You can read part one here. This second part should now focus more on movements which were supported and promoted by women in Latin America. Within the manifestations presented throughout Latin America in recent years, … Read more

Participation of Women in the Protests of Latin America – Part 1

This blog post is the first part of a short blog post series. The main focus of this first part lies on the path of equality, the rejection of violence suffered and overcome by Women, while the second part will mainly focus on actual movements. Within the manifestations presented throughout Latin America in recent years, … Read more

‘Wake Up And Change’ is Only the First Step

“Some people say that we should study to become climate scientists so that we can ‘solve the climate crisis’. But the climate crisis has already been solved. We already have all the facts and solutions. All we have to do is to wake up and change.” (Greta Thunberg) Considering the complexity of the Earth system … Read more

Juan O'Gorman's mural Historical Representation of Culture

Social Innovations in Mexico

What is the first thing that pops up in your mind when you think about Mexico? If the answer is tequila, mariachis and fiesta, this article has arrived just in time to give you another perspective on this country. There is another side of Mexico that is worth getting to know and explore. And that … Read more

networks and collaboration

Saving the World in Times of Reluctant Multilateralism

2020 has been a year that tested our resilience and forced us to reflect on the delusion of decoupled growth. In what unveiled as the biggest humanitarian, environmental, economic, political and social crisis, world was gripped through a multitude of events from raging bushfires in Australia, unrest in Hong Kong, India and Chile, ceasefires in … Read more

The Impact of a Small Community of Change-Makers

“It’s more impactful to show significant change in a small subpopulation than to show a small change across the whole organization” (Jon Katzenbach, 2018, “The Critical Few”, p. 104) In a time when a virus, with less than 125 nm in diameter, is spreading across the globe, it could be easy to feel helpless and … Read more

Experience of a German 2018 YGC

With a background in International Management, German Young Global Changer (YGC) Sebastian Woller currently serves in the Task-Force of Germany’s Presidency of the Council of the European Union Council. His life path to date has been interesting, if not a little unusual. Born in Hamburg, he has spent around a decade of his life living … Read more

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