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October 30, 2014

by Miranda Brown

Words we live by // The Rebel’s Manifesto

We stumbled upon the most inspiring list ever during a solid afternoon of #10 – and now we’re putting #3 into action. These “13 commandments” resonate with a ton of our life mottos here at Invisible Children (like 5, 7, 8…). We think they deserve to be tacked on your bedroom wall, shared with your Facebook friends, tattooed […]

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October 24, 2014

by Invisible Children

Three things we look for in a new hire

When you work in People Operations (known as Human Resources in most organizations), the golden question you are always asked is, “What do you look for in an applicant?” Well, I’m here to let the cat out of the bag. One of the most exciting parts of my job is getting to hand-pick the incredible […]

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October 23, 2014

by Liz Arthur

14 Halloween Costumes You Can Make in Under 5 Minutes

We’ve all been THAT person – the one who leaves their Halloween costume prep ’til last minute and shows up at the party looking like an epic fail. So this year, we’re making it easier on you with some simple costume ideas you can create from items you already own. Instead of A) completely bombing […]

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October 15, 2014

by Liz Arthur

Deep Philosophical Questions + Jim Beam = Whiskey Wednesdays

“I love it when the interns and staff come together for a spirited debate. Each of our voices is valued equally, and I get to learn a lot about people’s stories and what shapes their worldviews.”  –Aashima Gandhi, Engagement Intern It’s a little-known fact that once a week, our office comes together to discuss the world’s […]

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October 3, 2014

by Miranda Brown

Intern Spotlight: Engagement // Ashima + Casey

We just opened up applications for our spring internships, and we’re getting excited to meet some new faces for next season. To give you an exclusive look at life inside the walls of Invisible Children, we want you to hear from Casey and Ashima, two of our fabulous engagement interns. Our engagement team embodies the “work hard, play hard” […]

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September 26, 2014

by Liz Arthur

How to spot an Invisible Children Team Member

Flannel. Denim. Cuffed pants. Mason jars. What do all of these things have in common, you ask? Simple: if you are seeing all of these items, you have likely laid eyes on a fascinating breed of individual – the Invisible Children team member. Step into our office on any given day and you’re likely to […]

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September 22, 2014

by Liz Arthur

New voice on the blog // Meet Liz Arthur

Our communications department just got a new addition. We couldn’t be more excited to introduce you to our newest communication intern. Apparently she used to go by “Queen Arthur” in fifth grade – but now she says we can just call her Liz.  She’s also an up-and-coming sociologist who loves the rain and names her pets after Star Wars characters. You’ll be seeing more of […]

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September 13, 2014

by Invisible Children

We’re writing to you, so you can write with us

Sometimes, there are names that represent more than a simple collection of letters and syllables: Albert Einstein. Anne Frank. Steve Jobs. Jack Kerouac. Harriet Tubman. You get the idea. These names bring world change to mind. They understood things differently, saw potential for change, and expressed their vision in powerful ways. They did everything wrong, […]

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September 3, 2014

by Mercy Southam

Meet our newest IC Africa team member // Pauline Zerla

Meet Pauline. She hails from the small nation of Belgium, dreams of owning a goat, and has a smile that radiates all the way from her brand new office in Obo, Central African Republic (CAR). Invisible Children is excited to welcome Pauline to the IC Africa team as the CAR Programs Officer. We don’t know […]

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August 27, 2014

by Invisible Children

#Icebucketchallenge // Why awareness campaigns are the future

Over the past few weeks, our Facebook feeds have gotten a little chillier with 30-second videos of our friends, families, and sometime strangers drenching themselves in ice water for a cause. The #ALSicebucketchallenge is taking over and we kind of like it… Here at Invisible Children, we just can’t get enough of social media movements – so we […]

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