Addressing the generation gap in Rainbow communities

My last post reflected on the five years since the incident, resulting in the cancellation of the 2019 pride parade and the establishment of a separate organisation running future parades. A contributing factor to this schism was the lack of intergenerational solidarity in our rainbow communities and the spaces in which to develop and foster …

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Three ways to ethically use AI in Philanthropy right now

The hype surrounding AI right now is, in many ways, just that. However, the attention brought to Generative AI in the last twelve months and the ensuing race between Microsoft, Google, and OpenAI (the makers of ChatGPT) has resulted in numerous useful tools coming to market. The Philanthropic sector is following a cautious and considered …

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Embracing the Minimum Viable Product Approach in the Non-Profit Sector

As a supervisor to and manager in the non-profit sector, I’ve witnessed individuals grappling with completing tasks and progressing to the next stage. Perfectionism, fear of feedback, and procrastination can stem from the implicit assumptions of delivering a flawless final product. This pressure increases stress for staff and hinder an open, collaborative, reflective way of …

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Should you create a Rainbow version of your logo this Pride?

February and March each year bring the anticipated slew of rainbow decorations adorning our streets, office spaces and social media as Aotearoa and Australia celebrate their annual Pride months.  I’ve just returned from a few days in Sydney, and the usual Pride decorations had been ramped up by a factor of ten with the city …

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