Innovating from the inside out…

 
 Innovating from the inside out…

“Change is the only constant.” This was one of the key themes I wanted to emphasize as I kicked off the 2-day workshop at the UN Mission in Cap-Haitien, a coastal town in Haiti. The […]

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 Transitioning to the Workplace: soft skills in marginalized communities

“See, this is what I was afraid of,’ Kim grumbled, giving a frustrated look to the new text message on her phone. “Her parents won’t let her come. She’s got to stay home and look […]

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A couple of weeks ago, I gave myself a birthday present that some would find atypical –registration to a professional conference. Yes, I’m a nerd. And while there are quite a few things on my […]

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 Managing Change Purposefully: From the U.N. to Social Enterprise

As often happens in my world, it all started with a simple e-mail. This particular one came from the UN Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH). It said that they were planning for major downsizing and wanted […]

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 Navigating Culture: From Accidental Insults to Cultural Understanding

‘Julia, can I speak to you in the other room?’ There was silence around the lunch table that I was sharing with my Brazilian host family at my host grandmother’s special birthday lunch. I looked […]

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At a workshop I attended a couple of years, we were all asked to come up with a six-word sentence that captures who you are. The sentence I came up with in the few minutes […]

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The University for Peace Centre for Executive Education is proud to announce a brand new Hybrid Diploma in Social Innovation.The Hybrid Diploma in Social Innovation is designed to provide changemakers with the necessary skills and […]

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Catrina Ziesman is a Program Coordinator and guest blogger for the UPEACE Centre for Executive Education. The New York Times bestselling novel entitled ‘The Happiness Project‘ by Gretchen Rubin recounts a woman’s 12-month journey examining […]

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 Designing for Social Innovation and Leadership 2015

The UPEACE Centre for Executive Education, in collaboration with Sarus, a Cambodian based peacebuilding NGO, is excited to announce the launch of the 2015 field-based course in Southeast Asia, Designing for Social Innovation and Leadership […]

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 UPEACE Centre and Amani Institute – Partnership in Social Innovation Education

The UPEACE Centre for Executive Education is proud to announce a new partnership with the Amani Institute, with field programs in Kenya and Brazil. In this global partnership, Amani Fellows who complete their Post-Graduate Certificate […]

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