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Psychosocial Support for Children Counters the Legacy of Violent Extremism in Syria

Michele Bradford | Mayss Al Zoubi
July 1, 2020
2 Minute Read
Exposure to violent and radical ISIS ideologies has damaged Syrian children’s mental health. In areas touched by violent extremism, transforming classrooms into mental health positive spaces that deliver psychosocial support can kickstart the healing process.

Creativity and Innovation During a Global Crisis

Jamey Butcher
April 21, 2020
5 Minute Read
Creativity and innovation are critical for the global community to fight the impacts of COVID-19. Chemonics' president and CEO Jamey Butcher explores lessons for navigating this unprecedented challenge.

3 Questions with Juan Felipe Sanchez Franco

Juan Felipe Sanchez Franco
March 24, 2020
4 Minute Read
A multi-sectoral approach is key to strong supply chains. Juan Felipe shares how this is critical in strengthening the teaching and learning materials supply chain.

The Case for Practical Techniques for Inclusive Classrooms

Audrey Spencer
March 10, 2020
4 Minute Read
Audrey Spencer explains why disability identification and policy reform alone can leave teachers and students waiting and calls for more immediate, practical techniques to create inclusive classrooms.
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Recommendations for a Diverse, Sustained Health Workforce

Rachel Deussom
February 27, 2020
4 Minute Read
How do we establish higher-performing health systems to achieve universal health coverage? These three key recommendations focus on building a diverse workforce to deliver accountable, affordable, accessible, and reliable health care for all.

Best of the Blog 2019


December 31, 2019
2 Minute Read
This was a big year for private sector engagement, with nearly half of our most popular posts exploring its importance to the future of development. Check out those posts and other key insights, profiles, and technical approaches from Chemonics in 2019.

News: Chemonics Welcomes New Education and Youth Practice Director


August 27, 2019
2 Minute Read
Audrey Spencer will lead Chemonics’ efforts worldwide to advance high-quality education, strengthen education systems and policies, and prepare youth for the workforce.

Creating Space for Youth to Thrive: A Philosophy on Youth Development

Katherine Centore
August 12, 2019
4 Minute Read
As Chemonics celebrates International Youth Day, we commit to providing youth with quality services and opportunities — helping them to further contribute their unique aspirations, energy, and ideas.

3 Questions with Jennifer Swift-Morgan on Supporting Cameroonian Scholars

Dr. Jennifer Swift-Morgan
June 20, 2019
4 Minute Read
Jennifer Swift-Morgan discusses her upcoming stint as a Fulbright U.S. Scholar in Yaoundé, Cameroon and her desire to help prepare the country’s young academics, policymakers, program managers and social entrepreneurs to lead Cameroon’s sustainable development.