Monthly Archives: February 2014

Communication Challenges: Our Major Takeways

Communication on teams can be tricky enough when you’re with coworkers or fellow students here in Seattle. But add in cultural and language barriers and suddenly you find yourself on a steep learning curve.  As we, the SEWA Manager Ni … Continue reading

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This is what innovation looks like

I often joke about MBA buzzwords — strategy, breakeven, decks, ambiguity, impact, intrepreneurship — but the one I hear most is “innovation.” I tend to think of innovation as a new piece of technology or a scientific breakthrough. In actuality, … Continue reading

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Hariyali

During fall quarter we began preparing for our trip to India to work on our assigned projects for the Self Employed Women’s Association.  I was assigned to the Hariyali team.  The Hariyali project had recently shifted focus from providing cookstoves … Continue reading

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