Multimedia

Through these multimedia products, World Movement participants who have crossed over into government share experiences, lessons learned, and strategies they developed to advance reform in office.

VIDEOS & PODCASTS

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“I believe that when you were an activist, what you wanted was a drastic change, but once you are in office you know that these changes or this big scale change has to be divided and organized into portions.” Jiho Chang speaks about his experience as a city councilor in Keelung City, Taiwan. He discusses […]
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Listen to and download more of the podcast series here. Olena Sotnik discussed the importance of having goals and understanding the skills to build a team to succeed. She highlighted qualities she looked for, in order to fight corruption and build a better future in Ukraine. Olena Sotnyk is a Ukrainian politician, lawyer, and human rights […]
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Listen to and download more of the podcast series here. Gina Romero discusses why she decided to enter government, seeing the first real opportunity to make change in government. She discussed balancing the slow pace of reform, working with others in government, and adjusting to government processes while remaining true to her values and objectives. Gina […]
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Listen to and download more of the podcast series here. Micaela Hierro Dori discusses her time in government at a local level in Buenos Aires, Argentina. She discusses how she made the decision to enter government. She highlights efforts to fight against corruption and working with a team to support the people in her community. […]
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Listen to and download more of the podcast series here. Daniela Chacón Arias discusses the benefits to entering local government. She highlights how she overcame obstacles to enact changes at the local level. She also discusses how she managed to build trust between the government and citizens in order to advance change. Daniela is the […]
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Listen to and download more of the podcast series here. Armen Grigoryan discusses how he had to change perceptions when he entered government. While he never expected to enter government, the opportunity rose after protests. He mentions the difference in breadth of responsibilities that he feels working in government. He discusses maintaining relationships with civil society […]
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Listen to and download more of the podcast series here. Sivarasa Rasiah discusses how he decided to join government, including by creating a coalition. He discussed how policy changes were decided and the challenges to advancing reform. He affirms, that despite a slow pace of reform, it is still a strong agent for change. Sivarasa is […]
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Listen to and download more of the podcast series here. Zafarullah Khan reflects on his experience working in the Pakistani Government, supporting the parliament. He discusses of his lessons learned and the differences between working in civil society and government, noting that both are still important for advancing reform. Zafarullah is a Pakistan based civic educator […]
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Listen to and download more of the podcast series here. Maxine Tanya Hamada reflects on her personal experience crossing over in the Philippines and the recognition among her colleagues that a plan was needed for their entries into government. She highlighted their lessons learned and tools used to be successful. From 2014 to 2016, Hamada served […]