I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...
I got a chance to use some of the features of the website, to coordinate a translators group. The tools are really usefull, it is for example easy to send emails to a whole group of people, change layouts, publish articles or pictures etc. It really gives you an efficient way to either promote ideas, or reach out to people with the same interests in sustainable developement issues. I also had a chance to participate to the first Social Innovation Barcamp in Paris, and to a few WiserTuesdays as well.
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If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...
The interface is not the simplest one, but it is also the price to pay for it to have so many features. I know that the IT team is working on making things easier, more straightforward when navigating on the website. To bring together more people, I think it can still be ameliorated, but it is already on its way.
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It litterally changed me. I met incredible people, and discovered that there was a lot of energy devoted to sustainable development. It is like Paul Hawken says in "Blessed Unrest": there are millions of people around the world, and you have no idea, until you jump in and realize that you're not alone. It really made me think about what I wanted to do in my life, and with whom I wanted to work and collaborate. I pretty much got my idea of working on MBA applications from my experience with WiserEarth...
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