Working Groups
On September 30, 2014 SEE will be hosting a webinar on the subject of “Cultivating Donor Relations.” It will feature SEE representatives with extensive expertise in the sphere of fundraising and fostering effective donor relations. The webinar’s main goal is to provide working group members and other participants with an opportunity to exchange best practices in successfully cultivating relations with potential donors.
Working Groups
In July of 2014, US-Russia Social Expertise Exchange hosted two online Information and Communication Technology (ICT) trainings for its working group members and fellows on the subject of "Information Security for Beginners: How to be Safe in the Internet."
Projects
Media-Enabled Musketeers is a joint venture between Manhattan-based Downtown Community Television Center (DCTV) and Moscow’s Journalism Advancement and Support Center (JASC). These organizations combined their knowhow and contacts in order to connect two discrete populations across two distinct countries – reporters and people with disabilities in Russia and the US. Read more to learn about this innovative project.
Working Groups
Where should one search for innovative models for building sustainable economies in small communities? As it turns out, Wichita, Kansas may be a good place to start. In January 2014, fellows and members from SEE’s Community Development Working Group came to Kansas and Nebraska to learn how to strengthen support for entrepreneurism in their communities.
Projects
On December 2, 2013, Stanley Street Treatment and Resources (SSTAR) in the US and the Health and Development Foundation in Russia unveiled a new cross-cultural mobile health campaign at a launch in Fall River, Massachusetts. With support from SEE, these organizations are developing mobile-based interventions for at-risk women with histories of substance abuse or HIV.
Fellowships
They came from near and far – Maryland, Indiana, California, Pyatigorsk, Irkutsk, Arkhangelsk and beyond. They are lawyers, professors, teachers, journalists, NGO staffers, think-tankers, and social entrepreneurs. On January 23, 2014, SEE's first class of Emerging Professional and Advanced Practitioner fellows gathered in Washington, DC for the formal launch of SEE’s fellowships program.
Projects
This week Bard College and the SUNY Global Center will welcome more than 50 higher education experts from Russia and the US, who will gather to examine existing joint-degree programs for the first time at the US-Russia Joint/Dual Degree Conference.
Fellowships
The US-Russia Social Expertise Exchange (SEE) has named its first group of SEE Fellows, selecting 70 US and Russian civic experts for a professional fellowship exchange in their counterpart country. The fellows will contribute their skills and experience toward the implementation of joint US-Russia projects currently being carried out by SEE’s twelve working groups.
Working Groups
Once a month, SEE publishes a round-up of the activities and accomplishments of our working group members, Linkage project participants, and fellows.
Working Groups
Once a month, SEE publishes a round-up of the activities and accomplishments of our working group members, Linkage project participants, and fellows.