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Let’s Face it. Zoom is Weird.

The sudden ubiquity of Zoom made me question my sanity.  When I’m on the phone listening to you, I concentrate on your voice and what you are saying. Similarly, as a speaker, I know I have my only my voice with which to communicate.…

Celebrating Ideba's 10th-Anniversary the Best Way Possible

Well, I guess we’re not a start-up anymore! As a business owner, I often get asked “how’s business”. Most would respond with “great” (sometimes even if it’s not…). Others would answer, “great, revenue’s up”, or…

Uganda 2020: Perri Read

Top three things I’m looking forward to most from the 2020 trip: Contributing firsthand to a project that Ideba has been supporting for a long time. I’m excited to see what the school looks like and gain a more in depth understanding…

Uganda 2020: James Gleason

I love the fact that this school’s leadership is not looking for a “hand out”, but a “hand up”. They are not expecting us to bail them out and care for their finances. They are doing a great job leading in their areas of expertise…

Supportive

As you’ve probably been reading, everyone at Ideba has been posting a blog of the one word that represents Ideba, from their point of view. When I was asked to come up with my one word, “supportive” immediately came to mind. This for…
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You Get What You Give

This is an important week in my professional life. I am celebrating five years of service with Ideba, and it has caused me to look introspectively at my time as an intern, a research analyst, and a research manager for the company. Although…

Thank you, Ideba

As my second co-op work term with Ideba is coming to a close, I’ve had the chance to reflect on the various things I learned over this term as well as my work term last summer. While the opportunity to learn new things at Ideba is absolutely…
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Power of Team

April 28 is fast-approaching. That’s the day that we’ll have our annual business review (ABR), a gathering that includes the core Ideba team, along with our Board of Advisors. QBRs and our ABR are an essential part of our culture, bringing…