#MeWeIntl in Iraq

In collaboration with trauma-healing expert Michelle Girard of Third Paradigm, and Mosul Organization for Development, #MeWeIntl led two 5-day #MeWe trainings for more than 40 Iraqi leaders and survivors from Mosul in September and November 2018.

The trainings–which focused on trauma-healing through storytelling and communications– were highly successful, and participants have reported reduced aggression and fear, as well as enhanced goal-setting and communication capacities.

Much to unpack and share. Stay tuned for more. In the meantime, check out this video of #MeWeIntl trainings in Iraq made by local partner Rooh Mosulia:

#MeWe going international!

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I am pleased to announce #MeWe International Inc. is now registered as a non-profit C-corporation, and is in process of filing for 501C3 status!

Much else has also been going on. Too much to share here, so below are some highlights!

Some quick highlights:

#MeWe International Inc. are launching small country pilots in partnership with the U.S. State Department and local orgs:

March: Tajikistan, with Y Peer Tajikistan | April: Moldova, with CDA | April: Ecuador, with Esquel and Plan International | May: Mexico, with Ashoka Mexico | May: Honduras, with CCS and Oye. Stay tuned for more….

#MeWe accepts OPEN IDEO award from Australia DFAT and Innovation Exchange

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In February we were in Australia to accept the award for the #EIEChallenge, or education in emergencies challenge. This award will able #MeWe to boost our refugee-led network, and build in new tools. While in Australia, we were trained by Open Ideo on ┬áhuman centered design principles and built new prototypes to improve our work. Stay tuned…

New article on VICE Impact and more insights published on UNHCR Innovation’s Year in Review!

Read our latest article for Vice, here.

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Read our latest article for UNHCR Innovation, here.

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#MeWe speaks at Wilton Park Forum on Mental Health, hosted by Save the Children and DFID

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