Intersectional Feminism

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As the UN puts it, “International days are occasions to educate the public on issues of concern, to mobilize political will and resources to address global problems, and to celebrate and reinforce achievements of humanity” (https://www.un.org/en/observances/womens-day).  Hence, the 8th of March is a day to honour womanhood; to celebrate gender–based achievements and, most importantly, to reflect […]

Strategy Weekend 2021

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This has been PROJECT-E’s second online Strategy Weekend – the first one took place in August 2020 and was just as successful and motivating. However, due to long screen times, it was demanding and sometimes tiring. For this session, the organizers and PROJECT-E chairwomen Stella Sak and Josefin Weindorf took the feedback from the previous […]

Team Thursday – Rachel

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What is your background?  I grew up in rural Wales before moving to Norfolk, where I completed my degree and spent the last 12 years. I have a management background in Health and Social Care and Occupational Health, but I currently work part time as a Curator while I complete my Human Resources Management qualification. […]

Team Thursday – Shivakshi

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What is your background?  After studying Biomedical Engineering in the UK, I decided to pursue a Masters in International Management in sunny Barcelona, where I learnt a great deal about myself and working in an International environment. I am now working for Emma Matratzen in Frankfurt, releasing exciting sleep tech products into the market. What […]

Tigray crisis in Ethiopia

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Despite Ethiopian prime minister Abiy Ahmed Ali declaring victory on the 28th November, a two-and-a-half month long conflict between Ethiopian government forces and the TPLF (Tigray People’s Liberation Front) is still raging in Tigray, the northernmost region of Ethiopia.   The causes of this civil war (or “law enforcement operation”, as the government calls it) are complex and historically rooted. However, tensions […]

Italian influence in Ethiopia during the colonial period

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As an Italian volunteer with PROJECT-E, I find myself fascinated by the country, the NGO operates in. Ethiopia has a rich culture and history, and it is a place I hope to someday be able to visit. I am also aware of my country’s past, and of its destructive, imperialistic, colonial campaigns in the Horn of Africa. I, thus, found […]

Team Thursday – Elena

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What is your background? I grew up in the Ruhr Area in Germany, but I have relocated many times around Europe over the past few years. I am currently living in The Hague, where I work as a Project Officer for a European network of organisations that support social entrepreneurs and impact-driven leaders. I have […]

Team Thursday – Meike

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What is your background? My name is Meike. As the German saying goes, I grew up “where the fox and hare say goodnight to each other”. I am currently living in Berlin, where I am finishing my master’s degree in Political Science. I study issues relating to political economy and social policy, such as the […]

Team Thursday – Chale

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What is your background? I was born in Ethiopia and raised in Australia. I am a recent graduate of the University of Freiburg, where I completed a MA in Global Studies. I am currently based in Berlin, where I am doing an internship. My field of studies encompasses Sociology, Political Science, International Relations, Dynamics of […]