ONA Team brainstorms to foster innovation

Fostering Innovation: An Academy Workshop

‘What words come to mind when you think of Innovation?’ That was the opening question of the Innovation Workshop on Tuesday November 21st. A silence awaited, and ideas sparked. ‘New’, ‘efficiency’, ‘new uses’, ‘new perspective’, ‘technology’ and ‘increased productivity’ were some of the initial thoughts that came to mind amongst the Oxfam Novib Academy (ONA)…

Share-Net: Reversing My Scepticism

One of the projects I have been working on as an intern in the Impact Measurement & Knowledge team is a baseline study for the More Than Brides Alliance (MTBA). Through the programme “Marriage: No Child’s Play”, the alliance aims to reduce child marriage and empower youth to decide about marriage and Sexual and Reproductive…

Evidence for Influencing and the Art of Human-Centred Design

Practitioners, academics, researchers and influencers from all corners of the world gathered in Soesterberg on the 23rd and 24th of October for a diverse conference program hosted by Oxfam about Evidence for Influencing. ‘Influencing’, central to the work of the non-profit sector, can refer to a range of target groups – from governments, global institutions,…

INTERNS KICKOFF DAYS!

On September 6th and 7th, the introduction days for the new batch of interns taking part in the Oxfam Novib Academy 2017 took place. The aim of these kick-off days was to get to know Oxfam Novib and the different units we would be working with. Of course, we also wanted to get to know…