Welcome to ConnexUs! Please Introduce Yourself

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    • Welcome to ConnexUs Discussions! We’re excited & grateful to have you here.

      To get you started in our community, we’d love for you to introduce yourself briefly. This will also allow you to familiarize yourself with the platform.

      To leave a comment with your introduction, click “Reply” at the bottom right of this box & enter your text. In your introduction, please include:

      • Where are you joining from?
      • How did you find ConnexUs?
      • What are you looking forward to most about using ConnexUs?
      • Anything else you would like to share about your work

      Others will be able to click on your username to access your Profile, which has your occupation/organization, bio, social media links, and anything else you included when you made your account. If you opted in when you created your account, others will be able to connect with you.

      Thank you for participating, and we look forward to seeing you on our Discussion Forums!

    • Hi Everyone!


      My name is Zander Willoughby, I’m a Communications Officer for ConnexUs joining from Washington, DC, USA. My background is in peacebuilding, mediation, communications, and youth, peace & security. I’m looking forward to connecting & collaborating with everyone on ConnexUs! You can find me on the socials at linktr.ee/ZanderW

      • Thanks for introducing yourself, Zander!

      • Pleasure to connect with you and Sharing the platform with me

    • Hey Everyone! I’m Jack, based in London. Particularly interested in social impact and the intersection of peace with other sectors, especially climate change and technology. Looking forward to being a part of this community!

      • Thanks for introducing yourself, Jack!

    • Hi all! My name is Emily, and I’m joining from Maryland in the U.S. I support with programmatic work at Search for Common Ground, and I’m very excited to be a part of the diverse and engaged ConnexUs network!

      • Thanks for introducing yourself, Emily!

      • Pleasure to connect with you here Emily

        • Likewise! I look forward to seeing more about your work with CEPASD.

    • Hi Everyone!

      I’m Saurav. I am the Research Manager at the Alliance for Peacebuilding and I’m joining from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in the US. I found ConnexUs through the ConnexUs and Search for Common Ground teams.

      I’m looking forward learning more about how we can  leverage this amazing platform that you’ve created to network and connect with other peacebuilders around the world and learn and share more about our respective work. Part of that starts with me. I want to make sure I remember ConnexUs when I have something to share with the community.

      Thank you all!


      • Thanks for introducing yourself, Saurav!

      • Pleasure to connect with you here

    • Hi, everyone!

      I’m Sydney and I am currently based in Washington, DC, USA. I’m serving as a Knowledge Management and Communications Intern for ConnexUs while pursuing my Master’s in International Development from Gallaudet University. My background largely focuses on language rights and accessibility as well as education equality. I’m looking forward to learning more about ConnexUs and using it as a space to collaborate with a variety of communities. Feel free to contact me on here or using the link to my Twitter/LinkedIn on my profile!

      • Welcome to the team, Sydney! We’re so happy to have you and look forward to your contributions to the community!

    • Hi Everyone
      My name is Katherine Clerides I live in Cyprus, which is a forcibly divided island, and have been working for reconciliationa and reunification between the two major communities on the island, Greek and Turkish Cypriots, for the last 30 years. I am currently retired from politics but was active in politics for many years as a Parliamentarian in the Republic of Cyprus.
      I recently finished a book based on my experiences in peace-building in Cyprus but also looking at polerization in a wider context entitled “Building Bridges in a Polerized World and Divided Cyprus.” The book will be published this fall in Cyprus but I am happy to share it with anyone who would like to read it on line free of charge.
      I heard about ConnexUs through the Afp webinar.

    • I am Samson Akanpigbiam, a lover of MEARL and happy to be here. I got to know Connect via AfrEA. I am here to learn and to contribute my little knowledge to whatever topic that would be discussed in the group. I look forward to fruitful presence and enhanced knowledge through relevant resource sharing and connections with others on this great platform. Thanks for opportunity

      • A warm welcome to you, Samson! Thank you for joining ConnexUs, we are so glad to have you here. We’d love to hear about all of your MEARL expertise and look forward to connecting with you.

    • My Name is Martin Mugiri. I am from Uganda. I work with the Kampala Capital City Authority in the Project Management Office. I am a member of the Uganda Evaluation Association, and it is through the Association that I got to know about this platform. I hope to make the best of my time in this online community by learning from everyone especially in areas of project preparation, appraisal, and management.

    • Hello every peacebuilder .

      My name is Naji Al Qadri .I am from a country that is full of crisis and war . I am from Yemen.I am a Peacebuilder Pioneer.I am very happy to be here .

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      Hi Everyone,

      I am Christine from Uganda – East Africa. Glad to join this platform. I am a Technical Advisor for Monitoring & Evaluation with nearly 10 years experience in M&E under the public health sector with special focus in Prevention and Care & Treatment of  HIV/AIDS & TB programs. I got to know about connexus from the Uganda Evaluation Association. I look forward to knowledge sharing to improve  interventions that will contribute to positive impacts in our communities.


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