Archive 2020

How do you say “Strategy” in Guinea-Bissauan creole? by Marcia Almeida Mendes (F’20)

by PriyankaK
How do you say “Strategy” in Guinea-Bissauan creole? by Marcia Almeida Mendes (F’20) Oct 28

Manera ki no pude fasi. That means “the way in which we can do [it]” in Guinea-Bissauan Creole (or Kriol), and it is the closest expression I could find to the word “strategy” in the language. The Strategic Management class with Dean Bhaskar Chakravorti at The Fletcher School made me think about the project I have been working on this summer and how we have understood strategy so far. While reading HBS cases about giant for-profits like PepsiCo and Amazon, I kept asking myself the question: what does strategy mean for a small community center in a forgotten corner of the world?

Oct 21

Podcast Series: “African Voices, African Arguments”

by tuftsigl

Sponsored by the Institute for Global Leadership and The World Peace Foundation, one of the Fletcher School’s most active research centers, the new podcast series “African Voices, African Arguments” explores issues of peace, justice, and democracy.

Oct 21

Shade-grown Coffee Benefits Birds and Farmers by Michelle Gee (E’20)

by PriyankaK

Through IGL's summer remote opportunities program, I had the opportunity to work with the NGO Asociación Por Guate and alumna Anamaria Vizcaino (A07) to write a grant for a bird conservation project in Guatemala.