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Posted August 8, 2019

Over 113 South Asian researchers concluded a two-year Capacity Building program under the Think Tank Initiative (TTI). The program was designed to facilitate cross-engagement and peer learning, build local ownership, and respond to specific organizational-level skill gaps identified by participating think tanks.

Posted August 1, 2019

This blog is the first in a series on lessons learned from TTI’s concerted efforts to build capacity amongst think tanks in the program. This blog focuses on think tanks in the Latin American cohort.

Posted July 11, 2019

In this blog, Erika Malich describes RQ+, a more holistic approach to “research quality” - one that includes gender as integral dimension, as well as her reflections on what the discussions among participants highlighted on things to think about when integrating gender in research.

Posted July 8, 2019

Mario Chávez Claros tells the story about how he, an individual researcher, came to understand the importance of carrying out gender analysis.

Posted July 8, 2019

Ethan Gilsdorf shares his reflections on working with researchers and other staff from think tanks.

Posted June 28, 2019

In this blog, Shannon Sutton discusses how storytelling was important for the Gender at Work series.

Posted June 28, 2019

In this blog, Job Imharobere Eronmhonsele describes how he has been able to apply his understanding of gender to influence research in Nigeria on climate change and disaster risk reduction.

Posted May 31, 2019

In this blog, Erika Malich explores how engaging and empowering young leaders in think tanks is a valuable way to improve their knowledge and skills, and their role in the institutions they work for.

Posted May 28, 2019

In this blog post, Varsha Pillai reflects on discussions she had on intersectionality with funders and think tanks in the Think Tank Initiative.

Posted March 26, 2019

In this blog, David Kelleher, Carol Miller, and Shannon Sutton discuss TTI's transformational approach to promoting gender equality. David Kelleher and Carol Miller are Associates of Gender at Work and co-authors (with others) of two recent books on gender equality and organizations. Shannon Sutton is Senior Program Officer with the Think Tank Initiative.

Posted February 22, 2019

In this blog, Tiffany Barnes-Huggins reflects back on the 3rd and final TTI Exchange that took place in Bangkok, Thailand, in November 2018.