People-Powered Media Innovation in West Africa


People-Powered Media Innovation in West Africa

How social impact investors can work with media partners to accelerate good governance—in a rapidly changing landscape.

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Design for the Next Billion Online

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Design for the Next Billion Online

How the Wikimedia Foundation and Reboot are using immersive research to better serve new Wikipedia readers and editors.

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#LongReads: Moving from Real-Time Data to Real-Time Programs

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#LongReads: Moving from Real-Time Data to Real-Time Programs

How can we avoid drowning in data to actually make better decisions?

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Reboot is a social impact firm dedicated to inclusive development and accountable governance. We work with governments, foundations, and civil society to achieve their missions.

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Practical Lessons for Closing Feedback Loops


On Friday, October 28th, Zack Brisson will speak on how feedback can be used in open government and adaptive management at the Feedback Summit in Washington, DC. In the “Feedback Ninjas” breakout session, Zack will join a panel of subnational open government champions from Austin, TX and Elgeyo Marakwet County, Kenya on reframing participation within and outside government. Zack will also share insights from our research with USAID on decisionmaking for adaptive management at the plenary session “Adapting Beyond the Status Quo.”

Strengthening Media for Governance in Nigeria


In Abuja on October 19th, Reboot and BBC Media Action will host a dynamic conversation with media, development agencies, and donors on the role of media in Nigeria’s governance. Moderated by radio host Affiong Bassey, “Talk Your Own: Media for Governance” will explore how Nigerian media can better engage audiences, provide trustworthy information, foster public dialogue, and contribute to development. If you’re interested in attending, email us at

Advancing Learning for Development


In Washington, DC from October 3rd-4th, Panthea Lee and Emily Herrick will speak at MERL Tech, a gathering of development practitioners to discuss the future of technology for monitoring, evaluation, research, and learning. Panthea will deliver a keynote on principles for integrating learning data throughout program implementation, and Emily will co-facilitate a workshop on ethical considerations throughout the data lifecycle.

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