Comment for the Latin America Monitor

Latin America Monitor a publication of the Inter-American Dialogue.   Development Services Group where I currently work uses the logo “science4people”. Hopefully, these new initiatives in Central America will be grounded in evidence and responsive to the needs of the respective communities. As we know, through the evidence we have, violence tends to be sticky, […]

Why we need a #Global Commission on #Violence Prevention

Why we need a Global Commission on Violence Prevention “Violence is not inevitable. Prevention measures work.”  These were my takeaways from the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention’s two and a half day Fifth National Summit on Preventing Youth Violence in Baltimore Maryland. The sessions sponsored by the White House were full of Cabinet-level […]

My new gig at #Development Services Group (DSG)

Delighted to join this first class organization which has over 30 years of excellence in building institutional and social resilience at the federal, state, community, and individual level by translating scientific results and evidence into policy and practice. DSG, a small, woman-owned business, has more than 75 employees and over 350 consultants worldwide.  Their track record […]

Encantado de unirme @#DSG Development Services Group VP Desarollo Internacional

Encantado de unirme  a esta organización de primera clase que tiene más de 30 años de excelencia en la construcción de la resiliencia institucional y social a nivel federal, estatal, comunitario e individual mediante la traducción de los resultados científicos y la evidencia en políticas y prácticas. DSG, un pequeño negocio propiedad de una mujer […]

#Perry Center @CDHS

Today I was honored to receive the attached plaque from Mark Wilkins the Director of the Perry Center. For those of us in the study of Security and Defense policy, I strongly suggest you follow the Perry Center. This is a relatively small but dedicated team trying to make a real difference in the construction […]