Asma: Three incredible months at SPA
Asma: Three incredible months at SPA Somali Public Agenda February 1, 2023 Reflections From Our Team If you are not willing to learn, no one can help you. If you are determined to learn, no one can stop you.” Zig Ziglar I vividly remember the day I got the Somali Public Agenda internship acceptance message. […]
2022: Somali Public Agenda’s Year in Review
2022 was a very productive year for Somali Public Agenda (SPA). We published 15 papers, held a record 19 forums (including 6 Gaxwo & Gorfeyn meetups), produced 22 podcast episodes, trained 30 bloggers, engaged and talked to local and international media, trained 4 interns, and started working with like-minded institutions.
The Transition: A Reflection On A 3-Months-Long Internship At the Somali Public Agenda
Looking back, these 3 months made me appreciate the opportunity I have got and how it helped me a lot in learning and adapting to the field of work. My internship was a mix of working and learning period.
A Frightening Series of Explosions That Disrupted our Efforts For Peace in Beledweyne￼
I was extremely excited to work on this because I have a deep connection to Beledweyne: it is where I spent three years during high school. I know the people, and I have some understanding of key issues at stake in the city.
Bridging the gap between policies and people: A Reflection
As director of the SPA Policy Lab, it has not only been a learning process over the past year and a half. It has also been a career development opportunity for me in designing public policies and services. This has not been easy, and without my colleagues at SPA, it would not have been possible to progress the Lab’s achievements in the coming years.
Adan: A Reflection on My Internship at SPA
I received an incredible chance to work as an intern at SPA for two months. I will always remember it because of the immense experience I gained. The internship allowed me to work on a variety of projects. I had the chance to closely monitor and learn from the SPA team who were working on numerous research projects. The team was welcoming and helpful and offered me career advice.
Naima: A Reflection on My Internship at SPA
The beginning of my three-month internship at SPA feels as if it was yesterday. Time flies when you’re learning and enjoying the work. Here I am having finished my internship and reflecting on all of the positive and challenging times I had.
Hinda: A personal reflection on my three-month internship at SPA
On November 18, 2020, a WhatsApp message notification reached my phone through the Siraad Initiative group announcing the release of…
2021 Somali Public Agenda’s Year in Review
2021 was another productive year for Somali Public Agenda. Despite the electoral impasse, armed clashes in Mogadishu, and the various other humanitarian, security, and…
A Personal Reflection on a My Three-Month Internship at SPA
Time flies instantly and things evolve quickly. It was only the other day (3rd July 2021) when I joined Somali Public Agenda (SPA) as an…