Archive: Fellows' Experience

Virtual Collaboration to Impact Brazilian Juvenile Prisoners

“Talk does not cook rice” - Japanese SayingIn nearly every culture across the world, there is some sort of variation on the above saying, emphasiz…

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Wanna be a Changemaker? 6 Reasons You Should Consider the Social Innovation Management Program!

Learn how Amani Institute is pioneering a pedagogical revolution through its holistic approach towards social impact education! Here are 6 features th…

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A Social Innovation Journey Like No Other!

Piera Mattioli is a visual thinker and storyteller, committed to create a positive impact through her work.Illustration is the main mean she uses to t…

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Global Remote Collaboration for Impact at ThinkPlace

At Amani Institute, one of the things that is central to our methodology is learning by doing. Often times you will hear Amani Faculty say, “knowled…

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It takes a community to raise your changemaking career

If we learned one thing from 2020, it is that community matters. As we redefine our local communities it also becomes clear that supportive, inspiring…

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Cristina Preatoni

Searching for meaning in the midst of a pandemic

Written by Cristina Preatoni (Italy), Amani Fellow, 2020Spring 2020 has certainly been exceptional to me. In a dramatic chain of events due to the pan…

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Diluksion Francis

Changing Humanitarian Aid Response through Systems Thinking

When the tsunami hit Sri Lanka, his home country, in December 2004, Diluksion Francis had no doubt: he was going to work in the humanitarian sector. …

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Reimagining a New Normal

by Zaakir Essa, Amani Fellow from South Africa.Unprecedented. I never thought I would ever hate a word as much as I have come to hate ‘unprecedented…

Sustainability Canvas: From Amani Institute to The World

Text: Luiz Beltrami, Amani Fellow 2019At the end of 2019, I had the opportunity, together with Jelizaveta Degtyareva, or “Liza”, to present a repo…

Global Experiences for Social Impact: Get inspired by Jacqueline Oliveira’s Career Trajectory

Article by Renata Ferreira (Amani Fellow, Brazil 2018)Jacqueline Oliveira is one of those leaders who have a history full of learning and purpose. Tod…