World Change-Maker

Build Skills in International Development and Social Work

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Imprint or Series:Toplight Books

About the Author(s)

Since 2002, former psychotherapist and social worker Ann McLaughlin has directed NGOabroad: International Careers and Volunteering a service to match peoples’ skills to humanitarian needs. She provides international career counseling to help people enter or advance in international development careers. Extensive work coaching, training and consulting with grassroots organizations in Asia, Africa, Central and South America, and MENA (Middle East and North Africa).

Bibliographic Details

Ann McLaughlin
Format: softcover (6 x 9)
Bibliographic Info: ca. 25 photos, notes, bibliography, index

Copyright Date: 2021
pISBN: 978-1-4766-8711-7
eISBN: 978-1-4766-4474-5
Imprint: Toplight

Book Reviews & Awards

• “In this book, Ann McLaughlin takes you around the world, boldly sharing her firsthand, vivid experiences and observations that are insightful, instructive and inspiring to passionately engage you in international social work and development, not only to get a job, but to contribute to making a difference to the world in your own ways.”—Manohar Pawar, professor of social work, Charles Sturt University, Australia, president, International Consortium for Social Development

• “This is a practical, experience-based book that holds valuable lessons for those hoping to work in aid and development. The lessons of this book can be a strong start in outlining and overturning many myths about working in international development using straightforward language that is easy to digest”—Olivia Scott Kamkwamba, Ph.D., executive director, Moving Windmills Project