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Agricultural Extension in Ethiopia through a Gender and Governance Lens

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Cohen, Regina Birner, Mamusha Lemma, Josee Randriamamonjy, Fanaye Tadesse and Zelekawork Paulos). Women’s groups (e.g.

Networks, gender and race in job-searchers in rural America (Missouri)

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Descriptive network measures were used to compare the gender, race, and employment status of the people comprising participant job-seeking networks.


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In our recent work on women rice parboilers in Nigeria, we asked the interviewees to indicate the gender of everyone on the map.

Board Gender Quotas? Why Wait?

Governance in a Networked World

Gender quotas is arguably the most emotive issue debated for achieving gender balance at the top of the world’s major corporations.

Technology: Electronic conferencing and gender

Joitske Hulsebosch

There are gender differences in the use of internet. The potential and use of electronic conferencing: a study of women's involvement in a global context looks at steps that can be taken by e-conference organizers to promote greater participation by women in the south. Technophobia was perceived more as a problem for women than for men.

Ford Foundation, Open Access and Really Sharing Knowledge

Full Circle Associates

Knowledge sharing can be enabled or blocked based on organizational policies and infrastructure. Walking the talk is harder than publishing the policy.

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4 Steps to Getting to Yes

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A person of your preferred gender approaches you and asks, “Want to get married?” Entrepreneurs are always asking.

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Hanging Out at Northern Voice

Nancy White

A half hour is a tough constraint to get to play with many plugins or begin to dive into gender issues, but both were thought provoking.

Maybe they get annoyed because you are more successful than you look

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Someone who looks like you should not be invading our space (image by Cindy Faust). What do I mean? And you are not a victim.

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Social Media is Dead, Long Live Big Data

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Shares Social Media has trained artificial intelligence and now Big Data is taking over. Scary, illuminating, real. Viva La Big Data. In Your Email.

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The ‘Sisterhood’ Goes Missing at Board Level

Governance in a Networked World

The colours represent gender (blue for male, pink for female). But perhaps it is the role as much as gender that is responsible for this.

‘We’ – my Facebook page and me

Jenny Connected

million, recently shocked her fans by revealing her gender through posting a photo of herself on Twitter. link]. This is fascinating.

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Sharing our vulnerabilities

Chris Corrigan

Over the past few days several friends of mine have blogged pieces that capture their vulnerable moments. He writes today on despair. Being Featured

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Story Week Tuesday: Little Triggers

Engineers without Fears

For this story is was around gender. Tags: story week gender What did people think about Tuesday's story ? But he just left.

Kaizen Camp: Seattle 2012

Evolving Web

Last year we were blessed with great conversation, learning, food, and near gender parity. Lean ideals and principles will be discussed.

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Continuing My Ecocycle Experimentation

Full Circle Associates

In January I was working with the CGIAR Gender in Agricultural Research Network during their meeting. T he tweet was apparently provocative.

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The science of teaching

Jenny Connected

the gender gap between male and female achievement in physics, the ineffectiveness of demonstrations in physics teaching and.

apple: technology that chicks like

Engineers without Fears

gender design iphoneThere is an old, old diss in electronic dance music: "It's OK I guess. Yeah, I can really see gurlz liking that". Because blokes like nerdy detail - fiddling about with basslines & noises & gadgets & suchlike. Design as an autistic journey up your own fundament. Between experiment & familiarity.

Carl Jackson on Supporting Online Communities in International Development

Nancy White

Within Eldis communities had a debate between experts on food security and gender, convened by BRIDGE at IDS. Preparation for events matters.

An Ant’s Eye View Review of Radian6 Insights

Ant's Eyeview Blog

Author level analysis such as gender, who the author influences and is influenced by. So what does this mean?

Automating teaching and assessment

Jenny Connected

What was interesting is that the audience for this talk seemed very taken with the idea of pedagogical agents, what gender they should be, what appearance they should have, what culture they should represent etc. George Veletsianos gave an interesting and thought provoking talk to the University of Edinburgh yesterday. Stephen L.

What is the Diversification ‘Sweet Spot’? We have an Answer.15%

Governance in a Networked World

Is a gender quota really the answer? The cry for diversification Boards is loud and clear. But how much diversification is enough? Why 15%?

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Companies with ‘Networked’ Board Directors have 85% Higher Growth Rates!

Governance in a Networked World

The colour indicates gender (female pink, male blue). in 9 years since 2004, as opposed to 8.4% for those that didn’t. So What’s Next?

Some lessons about capacity building in social media for development organisations in the South

Joitske Hulsebosch

together with Josien Kapma and Sibrenne Wagenaar. I've already blogged about our online start. Someone gets sick and the others take over.

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5 Cool things I learned about in 2013

e-Moderation Station

And finally, a shout out for The Fair List , which encourages gender balance for speakers at English language teaching (ELT) events in the UK.

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Facilitating for engagement in isolated communities

Viv Mcwaters

There are ways to facilitate meetings and events of all sorts that encourage participation and engagement. Use everything. Don’t assume anything.

Examples of interest from The Imitation Game

Chris Corrigan

Although this is not how Joan Clarke joined the project, it was a good way of sorting out the talent from the confirmation biases that riddled the intelligence establishment (in this case gender bias). So here are a few examples. Solving problems obliquely. Disintermediated sensemaking. When they worked, they were exploited.

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How do you play status games?

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Some things you won’t be able to do much about, like color, age and gender. picture copyright by Dano on flickr). But does that work?

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Facebook Addiction? | Psychology Today

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Convince kids that all their friends eat carrots, and carrots become more attractive. Brent McFerran, Ph.D. Less agreeable individuals earn more than their agreeable counterparts. Goal Auzeen Saedi. If you want to control your need for caffeine, dial down your expectations of its benefits. Susan Krauss Whitbourne, Ph.D. What makes a yogi mad?

Being a leader without being the boss

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Some typical ones would be: formal authority, seniority, being an expert, having new ideas, being likeable and engaging, bringing in money, being grumpy, being manipulative, being connected to influential people (inside or outside the system), being of the preferred gender, age group, race etc. and what lights your fire? Explore.

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Reflections on the Social Business Forum 2012 - Milan

Governance in a Networked World

The delightful Bian Salins (BT) managed to get a word in as the ‘hands-on” pragmatist as well as playing her part in addressing the gender imbalance on the speaker line-up (perhaps that’s another story). Well that’s it for another year, Forum No.5 for Open Knowledge and a far cry from the initial, much more intimate, affair in Varese in 2008.

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Connect To Thrive | Psychology Today

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

To boost your memory, take a short break after you learn something new. Sian Beilock, Ph.D. If you want love to last a lifetime then think about marrying your best friend. Thomas G. Plante, Ph.D., There are subversive effects of feeling inspired by winners. Raj Raghunathan, Ph.D. Suicide is the second highest cause of death among college students.

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Understanding Users of Social Networks — HBS Working Knowledge

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Piskorski has also found deep gender differences in the use of sites. But the remarkable finding was the gender dynamics. last summer.

Poultry for Progress and the Chicken of Change

Nancy White

Poultry production can contribute to the MDGs around poverty, hunger, education, gender empowerment, health, and even reduction in HIV/AIDS.

Wealth inequality: the invisible quintile


Yes indeed, 92 per cent of respondents did, and there was no significant difference in gender or income level among participants.

The Role of the Service Sector in the Indian Economy

Jenny Connected

So it seems that services could lead the economy, but there needs to be greater equality between the different States and a better gender balance. This conference was organised by Lancaster University’s India Centre. The opening speaker was Dr D.K. The services sector has the highest growth rate and is the least volatile sector.

Following Up After a Liberating Structures Facilitated Event

Full Circle Associates

We used Liberating Structures extensively throughout the 3 day event. We saw no napping! We hope people will stay connected and build that depth.

Wanderings of a Liberating Structures Practitioner – Part 1 3 Reasons

Full Circle Associates

As readers of my blog may have noticed, I’ve mentioned Liberating Structures more and more over the past two years. So here we go! I LOVE YOU!)

Kaizen Camp: Seattle 2012

Evolving Web

Last year we were blessed with great conversation, learning, food, and near gender parity. This year, Kaizen Camp is the July 24-25.

Children, not chimps, prefer collaboration: Humans like to work together in solving tasks -- chimps don't

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Gender Difference. Science News. Blog Cite. Email. Print. Share. Children, Not Chimps, Prefer Collaboration: Humans Like to Work Together in Solving Tasks -- Chimps Dont. ScienceDaily (Oct. 13, 2011) — Recent studies have shown that chimpanzees possess many of the cognitive prerequisites necessary for humanlike collaboration. Psychology.

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