2017 Team Blogs
Recent Team Blogposts
Each SAWIP team member writes their own personal blog to capture their experience. Read the most recent team blog entries below, or browse by team member by selecting their name from the menu. And please feel free to share your thoughts in the comments!
As young leaders that seek to make a positive impact in the communities we are part of and those that we have access to, one is often confronted with a lot of questions, that in end, determine how one goes about engaging with that community. These questions include:...Read more
Flags of freedom do not sway in a straight line; then why should people of a democratic country be moved under the same umbrella of good or bad, what’s right and whats wrong, what’s the norm and what isn’t. Living in such a diverse country, the...Read more
The first time I had heard of Mahmood Mamdani was in 2015 during Rhodes Must Fall. His ideas became a point of reference when talking the role and necessity of “curriculum change” in the decolonising project of the university as but one example of society-wide...Read more
I stared at Microsoft word for quite some time before I could conceptualize what I really wanted to write about, as of late I have had difficulty with my creative writing, there has been so much going on, with school and other commitments that I have, that I hardly...Read more
Considering engaging with communities The most pragmatic way of solving social issues is by interacting with the communities. This progressive method of work is often dubbed as community engagement. This how engaging with communities can assist in solving both social...Read more
It turns out that scenario-planning is not merely a technique that is used in warfare training or security systems as I had imagined before our discussion with Clem Sunter. Recently, we had the honor of meeting and chatting with the specialist speaker, facilitator,...Read more
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