2 Nov
Learning & Reflections

The Stairway to Internalization

By Emma Beck, Associate Communications Manager, Adolescents 360 Adolescents 360’s (A360) Project Director Manya Dotson plastered an oversized sticky-note on the side wall of the...
2 Nov
Learning & Reflections

How we should invest in adolescent health, from a scientific perspective

Through scientific advances, we are understanding better and better how adolescents develop, and how we can most effectively invest in the future of their health. In a paper written...
2 Nov
Learning & Reflections

What a difference development makes

By Ahna Suleiman, Coordinating Director for the Center on the Developing Adolescent On this International Day of the Girl, we are celebrating girls. We know (and remember) that in many ways it...
2 Nov
Learning & Reflections

What do adolescent girls think about contraceptives?

By Tyler LePard, A360 Communications Consultant Do I fit in? Does that boy like me? Am I in trouble with my parents? How do I achieve my dreams? What do my friends think of me? How does the future...
1 Nov
Learning & Reflections

Things That Can Make You Go “Hmmmm….”

CAN DEEP INSIGHT LEAD TO MORE EFFECTIVE ACTION? A SERIES OF REFLECTIONS BY MANYA DOTSON, FORMER PROJECT DIRECTOR, ADOLESCENTS 360 For decades, public health professionals (myself included) have...
14 Dec
Learning & Reflections

Anthropology + Public Health = Culturally-Appropriate Solutions

We all recognize that no one lives in a vacuum, but we don’t often notice that our decisions are thoroughly enmeshed in cultural norms and ways of thinking. Culture plays a key role in health...
7 Dec
Learning & Reflections

Living for Love: What Motivates Adolescents?

By Ahna Suleiman, Developmental Scientist, UC Berkeley Center on the Developing Adolescent & Adolescents 360 “I am proud to be a girl because I want to be a mother.”  – Unmarried girl,...
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