To celebrate International Day for Women and Girls in Science, we asked AuthorAID MOOC participants to share what most excites them about their work, the challenges they face and what they would say to women and girls considering going into their research area.
This article discusses the Alianza Peruana para el Uso de la Evidencia (Peruvian Alliance for
the Use of Evidence) which offers lessons on network formation and on the opportunities for greater and better use of evidence in public policy.
This case study looks at the Improving Information Literacy for Urban Service Planning and Delivery Project (INFO-LIT) which was devised by Lagos-based public policy think tank the Centre for Public Policy Alternatives (CPPA).
Physician Dr Djibril I. Moussa Handulen describes how AuthorAID has helped him overcome multiple challenges to publish 15 papers in some of the world's most widely-read medical journals and, in turn, influence mental-health improvements in Somalia.
In this case study Vanesa Weyrauch and Leandro Echt of Politics & Ideas reflect on the online course that was held for Latin American policymakers as part of the VakaYiko project and discuss the need for this type of training.