New Resource on Continuous Quality Improvement for HIV Prevention: An AIDSFree Case Study from Malawi
This post is by John Byabagambi, who was EnCompass' Regional Senior Quality Improvement Advisor for AIDSFree, providing programmatic technical support to AIDSFree-supported implementing partners in Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Tanzania, and Uganda. Photo at...read more
This article was originally posted by EducationLinks on September 25, 2019. The webinar and portal listed at the end of the article were developed and facilitated by the USAID Office of Education’s Data and Evidence for Education Programs (DEEP) activity,...read more
International Democracy Day reminds us, in the words of USAID Administrator Mark Green, that “advancing fundamental freedoms, promoting democracy, and strengthening human rights reflect the best of who we are.” As we honor #DemocracyDay this September, EnCompass is also celebrating one year of work with USAID’s DRG Center.read more
Who Is Your Most Important Constituency?
In this final installment in our “Everyday Leadership with GHPOD II” series, GHPOD II Director Bob Rice shares his thoughts on a key competency of effective leadership—supporting your most important constituency. When have you felt inspired by a leader—or inspired to be a better leader?read more
Managing Up: You Have a Role in Making This Relationship Work
By Katie Hortenstine and Andrea Brazell with Illustrations by Zeyna Anderson
What does personal leadership look like for you, whether you call it managing up or something else?read more
In this second installment of our “Everyday Leadership with GHPOD II” series, Salma Howeedy offers practical advice for leading teams in a virtual workspace. The GHPOD II team works around the globe, offering training and coaching on topics like those featured in this series.read more
How to Take Small, Creative Actions to Express Leadership.
By Mike Myers, with Ashley Whittington (sounding board and editor) and Zeyna Anderson (illustrations).
The GHPOD II team works around the globe, offering training and coaching on topics like those featured in this series.read more
Identity, Privilege, and Representation in Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights: Reflections from the 2019 Interagency Gender Working Group Meeting
In May, EnCompass and Promundo staff participated in the 2019 Plenary Meeting of IGWG, discussing strategies and challenges for advancing gender equality and health.read more
This post was originally published on USAID’s EducationLinks site. Contributors include representatives from EnCompass LLC, MSI, and USAID as part of the Data and Evidence in Education Programs (DEEP) activity. Exciting new approaches for how we measure our efforts,...read more
The Power of Women’s Leadership: EnCompass Hosts Workshop for Global Women in Politics and Civil Society
What does women’s empowerment mean for you and your country? This spring, the Women in Politics and Civil Society project invited 21 women from 21 countries to examine just that. Participants in the 3-week program, coordinated through the State Department, visited...read more
This year, UN Women’s theme for International Women’s Day is think equal, build smart, innovate for change. The theme focuses on how we can advance gender equality and women’s empowerment in social protection systems, access to public services, and sustainable...read more
Every January, Anti-Trafficking Awareness month presents an opportunity to reflect on progress and the work that lies ahead in combating human trafficking. Human trafficking is a crime that affects victims of all ages, ethnicities, genders, and countries of origin. In 2019, trafficking in persons is still all too common, necessitating evidence-based action.read more
The rise of the #MeToo movement has thrown back the curtain on gender-based violence with a focus on sexual harassment, and coercion at work, resulting in a global call for safer workplaces. The movement reveals a hidden truth: gender-based violence happens...read more
Gender-based violence is personal. Global estimates published by the World Health Organization indicate that about 1 in 3 women worldwide (35 percent) have experienced physical and/or sexual intimate partner violence or non-partner sexual violence in their lifetimes....read more
In March, we told you the story of Lerato, who, after experiencing sexual violence, was caught in a web that restricted her access to comprehensive services because referral and case management systems were absent. This summer, we proudly endorsed the 2018...read more