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Myanmar Diary

December 2014 saw my last full blog as I returned to Stamford and Rutland from 6 months sabbatical visiting Mongolia, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan and Laos. I have hinted at more action in 2017.  154 more words

Jenny's Story

I heard Jenny’s story at an alumni event for a charity we’d both volunteered with. She was talking about her time in a refugee camp where she set up an adult language learning centre.  1,839 more words

Career Break

Spread too Thin: Ending AIDS in 2017

I had this piece published with the Huffington Post recently. It comes in response to the question of meeting the 169 targets set for 2030 through the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). 124 more words

Global Affairs\

The dream of a healthier future

For years, Daw Than and her family lived along the green and lush Delta region of Myanmar, known for its expansive patchwork of rice paddy fields and intricate, twisting waterways. 562 more words


Society for International Development Career Fair, George Washington U., 1/24/17

By: David J. Smith, January 12, 2017

Career seekers in the DC area looking for opportunities in international development should consider the upcoming SID Career Fair set for January 24 at George Washington U.

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Nepal: the road to ...

I’ve been back in Nepal for nearly two months now, eager to write about what I’m seeing and hearing but reluctant to come to any premature conclusions. 445 more words