Author Archives: Fiona Davidson

Post Traumatic Triumph

Women in Aid has a fantastic new guest contribution from Bharati Acharya. Bharati discusses the importance of engaging with and supporting individuals who have post traumatic stress. It highlights that connecting people with others that have similar stories can be … Continue reading

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Nine Top Tips For an Impactful Cover Letter

I have been involved in the shortlisting and recruitment of┬ánumerous staff in to both humanitarian and development positions. I have reviewed an incredible number of job applications. One thing that has really hit me is that not many applications I … 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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