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SOLWorld conference 2011 at Balatonfured, Hotel Anna Grand, Hungary

May 19, 2011 to May 21, 2011
Annual conference of SOLWorld membersThere are some further good news around the 10th SOLWorld conference 2011!We are happy to announce that the website of the conference has been opened, please visit the first news at www.solworld2011.com, with contact info. Registration will open by the end of November: you are most welcome to make up your mind about your choice of conference, pre- and postconference programs and have some assistance in case you would like to stay in Budapest over the…See More
Nov 29, 2010

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Where are you based? (City & Country)
Geneva, Switzerland
In which role(s) do you use SF ideas and tools? (You can pick more than one)
Leader, Manager, Coach, Consultant, Trainer
What is your connection to Solution Focused Work (based on Insoo Kim Berg and Steve de Shazer at BFTC Milwaukee and others)?
Virginia has an extensive background in human resources and staff development in both the United Nations and the international organizations. She is a representative example of mobility and career flexibility having worked in Africa, Latin America and Geneva. Some of her assignments include Administrative Officer for the International Development Research Centre (IDRC) in Nairobi, Kenya; Administrative Officer and Personnel Officer for the UNESCO Regional Office in Caracas, Venezuela; Fund Officer in UNEP, Nairobi and Head of Human Resources for the International Centre for Research in Agro-forestry (ICRAF) in Nairobi, Kenya. She then moved to Geneva as Head of Unit in Human Resources in UNHCR; Head of Staff Development and Training in IOM and she is now seconded from WMO where she was Chief of HR and Head of Recruitment and Staff Development. Virginia is of Chilean nationality, her mother tongue is Spanish and she is also fluent in both English and French.

Virginia has worked in Kenya for 11 years, in Venezuela for 8 years and in Geneva for the last 12 years. In her work with humanitarian organizations, she has lead missions to several countries in Africa, Asia, the Middle East and Latin America delivering both HR advice and training to staff in the field. She is presently studying to become an NLP practitioner as well as a SF Coach.

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At 10:56 on November 29, 2010, Katalin Hankovszky said…
wow, so we might see each other in HUngary? wow!!!!
At 19:08 on January 27, 2009, Virginia Guerrero said…
Dear Stanus
this is just WONDERFUL first hand feedback. Many Many thanks. Another concern that the organizers have is whether it does not become too repetitive to go from one chair to the next - the people sitting in line A (non-moving) do they get tired of repeating the same thing?

Another alternative I thought to add to this exercise is that people carry sticking labels with them and everytime they hear something new they write a very short sentence or summary on one stickly label and stick it on the person who said it. That way when they move forward they carry with them the stickers and collect new ones.
The ones who do not move (line A) also collect stickers from the "passers by" as they hear new things - just an idea but if you are going to test it let me know how it went
Good luck and look forward to more from you
Virginia
At 18:55 on January 27, 2009, Stanus Cloete said…
Hi Virginia,
I have used speed dating with a group of voluteers I have to do teambuilding with one hour a night for 5 nights. Mission impossible! We do what we can and work with what we have. Last night I had 38 people, tonight I had 33 and 7 of them were newcomers. So we did the speed dating right at the beginning. I had only time for three change overs of seats. It worked marvelously. There were lots of energy. The newcomers became involved immediately in the excercise following this. A side effect is also the recapping for everybody of what was done. Much more interesting than when the facilitator has to do it. It is a straight forward excecise and I can not forsee any problems. I had them place their chairs in two straight rows next to one another and near enough so that their knees had to touch. I observed that in the general noise created by 16 people talking together, they had to lean forward to hear each other. This happened naurally and created a bond that lasted throughout the evening. I can recomend this excercise.
If you want more feedback, let my know, I shall be doing this again tomorrow night.
Best wishes.
At 10:53 on January 25, 2009, Stanus Cloete said…
Hi Virginia,
No I have not used it before. I actually forgot about it and you reminded me about it AND solved a problem for me. This coming week I have 5 teambuilding sessions with a large group of people every evening. And I know beforehand that from Tuesday onwards there will be newcomers every evening. I shall use this every evening for 15 minutes to bring everyone on board. I will let you know how it worked.
Thanks for solving my dilemma!
At 15:23 on May 19, 2008, Jesper H Christiansen said…
Hi Virginia!
And congratulation as member no 100!
At 15:00 on May 19, 2008, Katalin Hankovszky said…
Welcome dear Virginia, you are the 100th member of this community!!! nice to meet you here
warmly, K
 
 
 

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