UN High Level Panel on Digital Cooperation

IMAGO Executive Director, Isabel Guerrero, at the UN General Assembly as part of the High-Level Panel on Digital Cooperation. The panel is co-chaired by Jack Ma and Melinda Gates, and includes academics, civil society representatives, and senior government officials. Read more

Interview with 2018 IMAGO Fellow, Homa Koohi

Homa Koohi, 2018 IMAGO Fellow, was featured on one of IMAGO’s client’s websites (Patient Care Intervention Center) for her work modeling systems to inform strategic decision making. PCIC is a social enterprise that is changing Harris county health system to bring care to highly vulnerable high-cost users of health systems. They work...

GITA

Written by 2018 IMAGO Fellow, Erika Caballero Montoya Gita is a middle-aged hardworking Indian woman, member of a self-help group (SHG), mother, and wife. Her life is at the center of Transform Rural India’s (TRI) efforts to transform rural villages in India into places of equal opportunity. Gita was the starting point...

IMAGO’s Executive Director appointed as member of the UN Secretary General´s High-Level Panel on Digital Cooperation

IMAGO Global Grassroots is honored to announce that Co-Founder and Executive Director Isabel Guerrero will become a member of the UN Secretary General’s recently announced High-Level Panel on Digital Cooperation. She joins 19 eminent leaders from government, the private sector, international organizations, academia, the technical community, and civil society from around the...

From ‘Empowerment’ to Releasing the Power – IMAGO’s Newsletter

The latest issue of The IMAGO Insider, our quarterly newsletter is here! From ‘Empowerment’ to Releasing the Power addresses issues of agency, multidimensional poverty, the role of government in addressing the challenges of poverty and the ‘missing middle’ in development. We apprecite this opportunity to share with you some of our most recent ideas, work...

An Ethiopian women holds a land certificate. Photo credit: USAID

Ideas, Evidence and Intuitions: mental health, agency, and voice

This week’s IEI takes a look at the role of mental health and psychotherapy in improving both economic and overall well-being, understanding how government interventions intersect with activating agency, and amplifying unheard voices. The effects of psychotherapy-trained health workers in Pakistan. Cognitive behavioral therapy, focusing on psychological affirmation makes a difference to...