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You Go Girl: Make It, Plan It, Share It Go Gear!

May 10, 2010
By Maya_Sariahmed
You Go Girl: Make It, Plan It, Share It Go Gear!

I am interested in women’s issues as they relate to disaster management within the Red Cross. Gender mainstreaming efforts in disaster planning and preparedness acknowledges the differential aspects of gender and how it effects a community’s response to disaster. Women are proven to assess risk differently than men, act more collectively, and are more...
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PDF Presentation // Midterm Videos

April 17, 2010
By Maya_Sariahmed

Here is a link to my midterm presentation Here’s the PDF to my presentation
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My diagram and thoughts on the review!

April 10, 2010
By Maya_Sariahmed
My diagram and thoughts on the review!

So I’ve attached the diagram for this week on my whole process, and it’s kind of all over the place but I think it’s come down to something that could be potentially awesome! After the reviews, which I thought went REALLY well for everyone involved, I started to mull over all the different feedback...
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Women are Forces for Nature

March 29, 2010
By Maya_Sariahmed

Maya Sariahmed, BFA Communication Design. Title: Women are Forces for Nature : Communicating Gender Mainstreaming with the Red Cross Climate Centre Abstract: The Red Cross Climate Centre runs Early Warning // Early Action programs around the world to focus on the rich local knowledge that communities offer when developing strategic adaptation methods to climate change. Sadly, in many...
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Notes from last weeks class

February 25, 2010
By Maya_Sariahmed

On another note, I wanted to just post the notes I had presented last week about relating women’s justice to climate change, and issues of war that the IHL handles. To start, in response to George, to frame: George’s post on Early Warning Initiatives: “I am also interested in hearing about the RC’s future plans for disaster...
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MAYA’S RIDE ALONG

February 24, 2010
By Maya_Sariahmed

Today was my ride along day, I took an afternoon/evening shift that overlapped with Yina, who is FUNNY! we had a great time in our downtime.  And I packed a sandwich and snacks upon Kelly’s suggestion and was pleased that I did so. So when I walked in, a man named Mauricio handed me a...
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THOUGHTS!

February 18, 2010
By Maya_Sariahmed

What I’m really interested in seeing what sorts of projects open up with the IHL. For my thesis I have been doing a lot of research on how and why women are particularly vulnerable to climate change. I talked to Nigel a bit about this and how it could be tied into some of...
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