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By interviewing a diverse range of people, we’ll have a range of experiences, insights and points of view to draw from when it comes time to find opportunity areas for the ideas phase.

By interviewing a diverse range of people, we’ll have a range of experiences, insights and points of view to draw from when it comes time to find opportunity areas for the ideas phase. Here are some ideas for the types of people you might want to interview about our challenge topic:

- women and girls you know

- men (or boys) in your community

- experts on sanitation

- school teachers

- anyone else with a unique perspective on the issue!


Hint: Download our Interview Toolkit for sample questions related to this challenge and tips on getting the most out of your interview.

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​Today, I had the opportunity to interview Emily (her real name as a man is Emilio), a transgender who lives in New York City. The interview was conducted by phone and in her original language: Spanish. She didn’t want to be recorded nor filmed. The

​Today, I had the opportunity to interview Emily (her real name as a man is Emilio), a transgender who lives in New York City. The interview was conducted by phone and in her original language: Spanish. She didn’t want to be recorded nor filmed. The

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Layla Shaikley is an architect, designer, and entrepreneur with extensive experience working in post-war Iraq. She is the founder of crowdSOS, a startup that was founded out of the development ventures course at the MIT Media Lab, which aims to democ

Layla Shaikley is an architect, designer, and entrepreneur with extensive experience working in post-war Iraq. She is the founder of crowdSOS, a startup that was founded out of the development ventures course at the MIT Media Lab, which aims to democ

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The interviewees, coming from Nigeria and India, gave me key insights to understand where the problem comes and find opportunities for the next stage. Each one has different lifestyles and experiences. In their countries, the poverty level is higher,

The interviewees, coming from Nigeria and India, gave me key insights to understand where the problem comes and find opportunities for the next stage. Each one has different lifestyles and experiences. In their countries, the poverty level is higher,

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Interviews were conducted with three different ethnic families over two years in low income areas - Long Beach, California.
I have listed the key points from this research relating to this issue.

Source:
Goldstein, A. Reibolt, W. (2004). The Mul

Interviews were conducted with three different ethnic families over two years in low income areas - Long Beach, California. I have listed the key points from this research relating to this issue. Source: Goldstein, A. Reibolt, W. (2004). The Mul

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Building on a previous article, and at Meena's suggestion I have conducted an interview with a boxing coach and probation worker.  

I asked about his background, his experience, and about how taking up boxing can help young men turn their life aro

Building on a previous article, and at Meena's suggestion I have conducted an interview with a boxing coach and probation worker. I asked about his background, his experience, and about how taking up boxing can help young men turn their life aro

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I had the pleasure to interview my friend Valentina, who is an expert in women issues and now works as Event Webcasting/Live-streaming Producer in the UN - International Women's Rights Action Watch in Geneva. Really insightful and inspiring overview.

I had the pleasure to interview my friend Valentina, who is an expert in women issues and now works as Event Webcasting/Live-streaming Producer in the UN - International Women's Rights Action Watch in Geneva. Really insightful and inspiring overview.

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When we talk about sanitation in India, people start with toilets, either latrine or individual/household level, all kinds of toilets. 
As we interviewed more organizations work in sanitation field, the more we understand why a simply toilet could b

When we talk about sanitation in India, people start with toilets, either latrine or individual/household level, all kinds of toilets. As we interviewed more organizations work in sanitation field, the more we understand why a simply toilet could b

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Mother, go to sleep.. I'll take the first watch!

Although this News Special was filmed in Spain. I feel this topic can be applied worldwide.
It is estimated that around 840,000 minors in Spain have been exposed to some sort of violence due to the

Mother, go to sleep.. I'll take the first watch! Although this News Special was filmed in Spain. I feel this topic can be applied worldwide. It is estimated that around 840,000 minors in Spain have been exposed to some sort of violence due to the

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When I first began thinking about this challenge, I remembered hearing about the great work of HarassMap and posted a short overview of their work as a success story. This Cairo-based project uses crowdsourced reports of sexual harassment to inform t

When I first began thinking about this challenge, I remembered hearing about the great work of HarassMap and posted a short overview of their work as a success story. This Cairo-based project uses crowdsourced reports of sexual harassment to inform t

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