What do, closed door talks with civil servants about climate change, street theatre about the impacts of domestic violence, and anti-tax haven marches have in common? Answer: They’re all about influencing for a fairer, safer, greener world. Sally Golding and Ruth Mayne introduce the what, how and why of ‘influencing’ in the first of a new series of blog posts. …
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Sally is Oxfam’s National Influencing Adviser. She is an experienced advocacy strategist, trainer and coach, facilitator, and manager, with over 20 years experience in international development, environment and conflict-management NGOs and the British parliament. Sally previously worked as a freelance advocacy consultant, Advocacy Manager for Christian Aid and Senior Political Adviser at Christian Aid. Sally has worked in a number of southern countries, including Malawi, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, South Sudan, Pakistan, the Occupied Palestinian Territories, Kenya, and Zambia.