Partnerships in International Development: The Real Story

  • Washington, D.C.

Hosted By: Society for International Development

Partnerships are all the rage in international development as organizations seek to leverage expertise, skills, and resources. But everyone wants to know the secret to forming a successful partnership. What is the best way to select partners, design effective coordination and governance structures, and manage expectations. In addition, partnerships require a mindset change, compared to traditional management approaches, and organizational systems and structures to support them.

As part of Global Partnership Week, SID-Washington will host a diverse panel that includes representatives from an NGO, a corporation, and a multi-stakeholder initiative to share their perspectives on forming and managing successful partnerships.

Moderator:
Susan Rae Ross, CEO of SR International and Author of Expanding the Pie: Fostering Effective NonProfit-Corporate Partnerships

Speakers:
Mr. Kent Hill, Senior Vice President, International Programs, World Vision
Ms. Sarah Thorn, Senior Director of Federal Government Relations, Wal-Mart
Dr. Doyin Oluwole, Executive Director, Pink Ribbon, Red Ribbon Initiative

Free Event