posts tagged: wowwales

Insight Series #WOWWales: List of Blog Posts

This blog post is a list summary of all 30+ posts published for the Insight Series #Women of the World in Wales WOWWales. Keep Reading…

Learning about #Hackmentoring

How we think about mentoring and how we practice it  is important for the learning of others and also ourselves. Rarely, however do we really question the dominant view of mentoring or the learning value of formalized mentoring schemes many of us participate in. I’m of the belief we should not only question mentoring, but we should #hack it.   Learning about hacking and mentoring Hacking is a mindset and practice of modifying something through exploration and play to accomplish something that is outside the creators intended application [1]. It is about a way of doing things to explore meaningful possibilities or pushing the boundaries of possibility about something. Hacking or being … Keep Reading…

Women of the World 2013

Women of the World Festival 2013

The Women of the World (WOW) Festival is an annual festival at the London Southbank Centre. Founded by Jude Kelly OBE, director of the London Southbank Centre, it is a festival to celebrate the achievements of women, and as a forum for discussion about social change. This year in consultation with the organizers Domino Pateman and Hannah Pool, came the idea to share the opportunity to attend #WOW2013 with 50 people  representing of Wales, and a perfect opportunity for #hackmentoring. An opportunity to bring men and women from different backgrounds, different ages, different experiences together in a different place to share ideas, stories, and their experience about two contexts we negotiate everyday —  Living in a World of … Keep Reading…

Amy Stackhouse – Learning about bringing people together

This is a #wowwales tribute to Amy Stakehouse, WOWWales colleague, mentors and friends. The #wowwales insight series is a collection of blog posts about women across Wales who have mentored, supported and inspired me. Who inspires you? Keep Reading…

Ellie, Rachel and Dan – Learning that friendships count

Friendships count

This is a #wowwales tribute to Ellie Collins, Rachel Williams and Dan Middleton, WOWWales colleague, mentors and friends. The #wowwales insight series is a collection of blog posts about women across Wales who have mentored, supported and inspired me. Who inspires you? Keep Reading…