career & education

DIY follow-up, part 4 of 5: So what is the role for people who don’t fit your definition of “professional”?

(This continues a 5-part series which responds to the responses that I received following my Foreign Policy post about Nicholas Kristof’s D.I.Y. aid concept. For more background, also see Part 1: How complicated can things really be?) 4. So what is the role…

career & education

DIY follow-up, part 2 of 5: Questions of elitism. (Or: Just what is a “professional”?)

(This continues a 5-part series which responds to the responses that I received following my Foreign Policy post about Nicholas Kristof’s D.I.Y. aid concept. For more background, also see Part 1: How complicated can things really be?) Part 2. Questions of…