Unleashing the wings of Feminine Leadership

Jimena Vallejos A woman stood on the side of a cliff, looking nervously at a vast and dense forest. She felt small, foreign, like this was too much to handle. Suddenly, she noticed an eagle passing over her head, navigating over the enormous trees. The eagle found its prey and carried it...

Racial Inquiry

A Question of Common Humanity and Unique Individuality By Zachary Green, Co-Founder: IMAGO Global Grassroots “Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die, life is a broken-winged bird that cannot fly.” Langston Hughes In this moment of racial awakening, the urgency to “get it right, right now” can often create a rush...

Embracing Uncertainty

By: Hannah Clifford, IMAGO Summer Fellow 2021 Uncertainty is a feeling I, like many others, have felt in abundance over the last 18 months amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. It was a feeling (notably coupled with excitement) that was very much present when I began my summer fellowship. I did not know what...

From the Eyes of a Fellow: The IMAGO Experience

By: Nadine Bibawi, Summer Fellow 2021 Working with Imago this summer as a fellow has been a true privilege. My experience at Imago was quite enriching as the organization firmly believes that grassroots organizations already have the required innovations to achieve the desired impact in their communities. Imago stands in a unique...

The Circle Of Life

By: Kevin Vu, IMAGO Summer Fellow 2021 Unbeknownst to me, my first encounter with systems thinking started at a very young age.  In one of my first memories, I was exposed to the topic when I watched my first movie in theatres before reaching the tender age of 3.  In the Lion...

Back to the basics

By: Johanan Rivera, C.O.O. Like many organizations over the past year, IMAGO went from the shock and anxiousness of the unknown, directly into a steep learning curve of new ways of servicing clients and interacting with each other. We eventually settled into a new routine, managing to increase our productivity and reach. ...