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The YALI Network Video Vignettes are short programs designed to increase awareness on topics important to the development of members and their communities. Use these video vignettes to spark a conversation and open your mind to new ideas and practices.
When women succeed, we all succeed. By learning the basics of gender-based violence and how it affects communities, you’ll be empowered to step up and speak out against it.Part 1 Psychological and Economic Gender-Based Violence Part 2 Physical and Sexual Gender-Based Violence Part 3 Addressing Gender-Based Violence
Part 1 Psychological and Economic Gender-Based Violence
A defining look at two of the four major categories of gender-based violence that, when present, are often a prelude to more violent forms of GBV.
Part 2 Physical and Sexual Gender-Based Violence
An overview of the more violent categories of GBV, causing direct pain and suffering, that can lead to injury or death.
Part 3 Addressing Gender-Based Violence
An introduction to the steps men and women can take to end GBV, including how individuals can support survivors and challenge harmful behaviors.
If you think volunteering is just about working for free, you’re missing an opportunity. This five-part vignette series outlines the benefits of volunteering and how it’s not only important for your community but is a smart way to develop and enhance your professional skills.Part 1 What Does It Mean to Volunteer? Part 2 Why Everyone Should Find Time to Be a Volunteer Part 3 The Benefits of Being a Volunteer Part 4 Getting the Most from Volunteering Part 5 Getting Even More from Volunteering
Part 1 What Does It Mean to Volunteer?
Watch Mimshach Obioha and Celestina Obiekea talk about what volunteering is and how being a volunteer benefits you and your community.
Part 2 Why Everyone Should Find Time to Be a Volunteer
Volunteering has never been more important than it is today. By volunteering with organizations, people have the opportunity to be a part of solving societal problems.
Part 3 The Benefits of Being a Volunteer
Watch Mimshach Obiohaand Celestina Obiekea talk the benefits to you and your community when you become a volunteer.
Part 4 Getting the Most from Volunteering
Before you volunteer you should keep an open mind — you open yourself up to new ideas, knowledge and insights and you are able to see things from new and interesting perspectives.
Part 5 Getting Even More from Volunteering
Watch Mimshach Obiohaand Celestina Obiekea talk about being the best volunteer you can be by providing feedback and using the opportunity to network.
Watch this video vignettes series of five short pitch videos written and presented by 3 Day Startup's Nick Chagin, for helpful tips and ways to make your pitch stand out from others.Part 1 Telling Your Entrepreneurial Story Part 2 What is a Pitch? Part 3 The Importance of Persuasive Language Part 4 Telling Your Story Visually Part 5 Understanding Your Audience
Part 1 Telling Your Entrepreneurial Story
In part one of the Perfecting Your Pitch video vignettes, Nick Chagin will discuss how entrepreneurs need to take advantage of opportunities to share their ideas with others. That starts with developing a compelling pitch.
In section two, Nick Chagin defines a pitch and explains the differences between a formal pitch and an “elevator” pitch.
Part 3 The Importance of Persuasive Language
For part three, Nick Chagin explains why persuasive language, good word choice and confidence are essential to delivering a compelling pitch.
Part 4 Telling Your Story Visually
Throughout this section of Perfecting Your Pitch, Nick Chagin takes a look at why slides and other visuals can help you create a more professional pitch and convey the brand identity you want to establish.
Part 5 Understanding Your Audience
For the final video in the Perfecting Your Pitch series, Nick Chagin explains why tailoring your pitch to a specific audience is essential.
A cinematic look inside captivating moments at ethical crossroads. These scenarios find characters in moral dilemmas, behaving in ways that may not seem wrong, but that can have long term unintended consequences for individuals and communities.What's the Harm in Violating Community Trust? What's the Harm with Public Officials Amending Laws? What’s the Harm in Granting Unfair Access? What's the Harm with Security Officials Taking a Bribe? What's the Harm in Selling your Vote? What’s the Harm in Censorship?
What's the Harm in Violating Community Trust?
The police officer in the video thinks accepting a “tip” from a woman running late is merely a mutually beneficial arrangement. Ask yourself: Can a police officer who accepts bribes really help the community or fellow officers?
What's the Harm with Public Officials Amending Laws?
A government official complains about a high level of public transparency as she looks to cover up illegitimate spending and conflicts of interest. Ask yourself: what is your government’s policy on accepting gifts?
What’s the Harm in Granting Unfair Access?
A corporate executive plans to bribe a government official to create a monopoly for his products by finding an excuse for banning his competitors. Ask yourself: Can a whole community benefit when access is granted to only a few?
What's the Harm with Security Officials Taking a Bribe?
An airport security employee plans to accept money to allow his cousin’s friend, “Paul,” to smuggle materials in a suitcase. Ask yourself: Are security officials accepting bribes and smuggling goods threatening your safety?
What's the Harm in Selling your Vote?
A candidate is offering to pay a mayor for support in a local election and promises that once he’s in office he will “do everything by the book.” Ask yourself: Do you know any potentially great public officials who won’t seek office because the cost is too high?
What’s the Harm in Censorship?
“Eric” is being pressured by his editor to drop his story. Ask yourself: Is your publication trying to find the truth and earn trust — or just earn money?
These three fact-based vignettes shine a light on how “fake news” and misinformation are impacting media and society, particularly in this era of expanding media platforms and unlimited access. Watch these short videos to learn how you can be a smart consumer of news and information.Stop Reflect Verify
A brief overview of the expanded media landscape, detailing the multiple creators and unregulated distribution channels available today, and why it’s important to stop before sharing information.
It’s important to pause and reflect on the information you’re consuming. This vignette looks at examples of information that appears “real” but isn’t, and the consequences associated with spreading it without thinking.
A look at how to spot “fake news” and misinformation whether it’s from traditional media, social media, or your friends, and knowing what questions to ask about information to verify it.
In this five-part series, YALI Network member Mensah Philippe Houinsou explains the concept of emotional intelligence and how being able to perceive, generate, understand and manage emotions can be a useful tool to transform yourself, your business and your community.Part 1 What Is Emotional Intelligence? Part 2 It All Starts from Within Part 3 Knowing Yourself Part 4 Choosing Yourself Part 5 Giving Yourself
Part 1 What Is Emotional Intelligence?
An overview of the concept of emotional intelligence, or EQ, and its basic principles.
Part 2 It All Starts from Within
The first step toward tapping into the power of your emotions is finding the ability to tune in to yourself and observe your emotions and feelings.
An explanation of the two competencies to be developed — enhancing your emotional literacy and recognizing patterns — which are the first steps in emotional awareness.
Learn to master four competencies that will allow you to start to respond to situations instead of reacting to them.
Now that you’ve mastered the core competencies, put them into practice and put your vision and mission into action so you lead with integrity.
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