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International Accountability Project
Ryan continually asks, “What if development were designed and lived by the same people?”
Ryan is the Executive Director of IAP. A life-long activist, Ryan has led local and global campaigns specializing in economic and social rights for 20 years. He uses tech and tried and true mobilization for change.
He has lived and worked around the world and is most at home where there is slow-cooked food.
You are so right! The prevailing language and processes of 'development' are overly complex and exclude virtually everyone. We use straight-forward language / illustrations / exercises in our training materials to overcome this - but it is always a challenge!