World Cafe Multilingual Report Out

Last month I was facilitating a World Cafe session for an international development organization in Rome (IFAD). The participants spoke French, English, Portuguese and Spanish. Some were monolingual, others were multilingual. For plenary sessions we had simultaneous translation, but for breakouts and World Cafe conversations, we had to rely on each other. Multilingual folks tried … Continue reading World Cafe Multilingual Report Out

northernvoice wiki / Multilingual blogs

northernvoice wiki / Multilingual blogs I have some notes up – not edited yet, but if you are interested in multilingual blogging and websites, check it out. It would be great if you added examples, links. We have a tag going multilingual_bloggers on del.iciou.us Live blogging caveat applies to live wiki-ing as well. I WILL … Continue reading northernvoice wiki / Multilingual blogs

Follow-up from the Leadership Learning Community Webinar

Last Monday I was a guest of the Leadership Learning Community for an short online gathering. The description was pretty loose and they expected around 50 people to show up. Communities, Networks and Engagement: Finding a Place for Action We have so many online tools at our disposal to theoretically connect and activate engagement with others. But … Continue reading Follow-up from the Leadership Learning Community Webinar

The Many Meanings of Our Words

You may find this an odd post from me, but bear with me. There is a point. But it takes a bit of a twisty path. My friend Susan Partnow (of “Compassionate Listening” fame) passed along a note in an email list  about a translation of the Christian “Lords Prayer” that struck me in a … Continue reading The Many Meanings of Our Words

GEWR Online Event After Action Review

This past January I helped facilitate on online event that used DGroups email list and Wikispaces wikis to enable a global, multilingual online event. The After Action Review (AAR) of the event is now up on the wiki if you are interested! Gender Equity and Women’s Rights Online Event After Action Review Here is the … Continue reading GEWR Online Event After Action Review