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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
The latest newsletter from the Feed the Future Advancing Women’s Empowerment (AWE) Program commemorates International Youth Day with resources and lessons for agricultural programs. Check out the feature article, "Inclusion is a Win-Win," to learn about inclusive...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
This article was originally posted on the Small Business Association for International Companies (SBAIC) website and disseminated in the August 2019 Newsletter. Trafficking in persons is a form of modern slavery—a crime that affects victims of all ages, ethnicities,...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
EnCompass is proud to announce a new 5-year contract—the USAID Peru Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning for Sustainability Activity—to support improved sustainability of development outcomes in Peru. EnCompass will provide technical and advisory services to...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
EnCompass was delighted to present at and participate in the 2019 Women Deliver Conference last week. We heard many inspiring speeches and stories from international attendees advocating for women’s and girls’ health, rights, and well-being. Check out our Twitter moment summarizing our favorite parts of the forum …read more
This week, June 3–6, members of EnCompass’ gender team are in Vancouver, Canada, for the 2019 Women Deliver Conference. Every 3 years, this forum brings together more than 7,000 people from around the world to discuss and advocate for women’s and girls’ health, rights, and well-being. This year, the focus is on power …read more
What would you do with an extra 9 hours every week? The latest newsletter from the Feed the Future Advancing Women’s Empowerment (AWE) Program looks at the balance of agricultural labor in developing countries, shares a framework for women’s empowerment in agriculture, and connects you to a host of other answers and …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
What Does Family Mean to You? EnCompass’ Leaders Reflect on Balance, Definitions of Family, and “Work that Fits Your Life”
In 1999, this company was founded with the idea that work-life and family-life are not mutually exclusive; each of these parts of our selves can and should nurture the other. To honor International Day of Families, we asked EnCompass’ leadership team what this idea means to them today.read more