A Reflection on Forgiveness

A Reflection on Forgiveness

A few weeks ago, someone asked me what I was deeply passionate about and why. I have been asked that question – or some form of it – before in job interviews, radio shows and small talks here and there. I have even asked myself that question when writing my admissions...
Situating Traumatic Memory in Social Value Creation

Situating Traumatic Memory in Social Value Creation

My traumatic memory research on entrepreneurs in post-conflict Liberia illustrates the seismic role that traumatic memory has in identifying, seeking and creating tectonic shifts in positive value after suffering from life-altering events in the context of political persecution, conflict and war.

Founder Identify & Post-Trauma Entrepreneurship

Founder Identify & Post-Trauma Entrepreneurship

Participants are Liberian entrepreneurs who were pulled by opportunity to engage in ventures that would create both profit and social returns. Some participants were pushed out of necessity based on high unemployment rates, lack of infrastructure and decreased economic opportunity to survive, this time, financially.

Post-Trauma Rebuilding in Emerging Markets

Post-Trauma Rebuilding in Emerging Markets

As post-conflict emerging markets are fast becoming the driver of global growth and expansion, so too, is the desire for the private sector development (PSD) community and entrepreneurs to participate in, and benefit from, the economic activity.