Know Your Hubber: Beverley Hatcher-Mbu

As part of our Know Your Hubber series, we wanted to introduce you all to Beverley Hatcher-Mbu, a senior associate at Development Gateway with a passion for technology, contemporary African art, and dogs. Read more about what she does at Development Gateway and what led her to this career.

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How Can We Better Educate on Social Issues & Tell Stories for Impact?

This fall we ran a 4-part workshop series on Educating and Storytelling for Impact. What did we learn?

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Top 8 Ways to Avoid Death by Working Group

We’ve all been in long, meandering meetings or working groups that have left us all wondering, “Why did I spend my time on this?” Since a large number of Hub member organizations are engaged in capacity building activities by educating people in some way, the Hub team held a series of workshops this fall as a way to support member organizations to be better educators, peer learning facilitators, and storytellers.  

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Enabling Liberian iCampus’ Sustainability and Impact through Learning and Sharing with Washington Open Gov Hub

Since iCampus Liberia kicked off this collaboration with DC Open Gov Hub we have seen some exciting progress with the support of OSF: we held our first virtual exchange conference with the DC Hub in September 2017, the Washington Open Gov Hub Director visited the iCampus to share ideas and learn from our work; and we’ve been in close touch around everything from revenue models to membership ideas. To wrap up this amazing Hub to Hub collaboration with the DC OpenGov Hub, I visited the Open Gov Hub in late October 2018.

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Invest Your Money In Your People: 5 Top Takeaways from 2018 World Bank GPSA Forum

Many members of the Open Gov Hub team and network convened alongside hundreds of social accountability advocates from around the world for this year’s Global Partnership for Social Accountability (GPSA) Forum at the World Bank from October 30 - November 1, 2018.

This year’s GPSA summit -Money Matters: Public Finance and Social Accountability for Human Capital- explored how social accountability reforms can support improved health, education and other basic development outcomes, specifically through human capital investments.

What did we learn from this seminal event?

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Celebrating Collective Growth at our Annual Fall Open House

Last week, we were delighted to host our 3rd Annual Open Gov Hub Open House with 100 members and friends of our community. The goal of this special gathering was to pause from the day-to-day busyness that consumes so many of us, to deepen our connections and reflect on and celebrate our collective achievements. We had several Exhibit Booths, 2 incredible Ignite Talks, and one very big announcement!

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