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Amplify Challenge Manager
I'm most excited by the spaces where good ideas meet meaningful impact. My background is in international development project management - I've lived and worked in Laos, Singapore and Tanzania - and in another life, I was a social justice lawyer. As the Amplify Challenge Manager, I'm inspired by the passion and creativity of the OpenIDEO community and am thrilled to have the opportunity to connect with you to tackle global challenges!
It's hard to believe that we have just announced the Top Ideas of the Zero to Five Challenge. Time has flown by and I know that I speak on behalf of the whole Amplify team when I say that we have been inspired by the number of high quality ideas with
Most communities have young children, people who are experts at fixing and building things and lots of objects that can be repurposed (empty containers, articles of clothing, etc.). Pop-up Trash Libraries bring all three together and create an oppor
Nice to hear from you. When it comes to our winners selection, it's not so much where you went wrong as it is how our winning ideas were a good fit for our portfolio and the work that our team does best!
Unfortunately, given resource constraints, we're not in a position to give individualized feedback to everyone. However, one thing that came up in discussions of your idea is how challenging it can be to scale the logistics of an idea like this. You've articulated your plan quite clearly, but fleshing out this component of your idea would really help people envision a path to sustainability.
Broadly, we think that the work you are doing is great... and we encourage you to keep at it!