Network of Bridging Leaders (NOBLe)

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partners_noble.pngThe National Organization of Bridging Leaders (NOBLe) is composed of the Center’s fellows and program participants who went through Bridging Leadership workshops. It aims to serve as a venue for enabling them to work collectively and maintain a network of available support. Also, it serves as a place where one’s ideas may be cultivated, refined and acted upon in collaboration with other Bridging Leaders. In other words, it is a community of constant refuge which all Bridging Leaders may come home to.

While the Center has already journeyed with more than 2,000 public sector leaders all over the Philippines and some Asian countries, our alumni come from different Center programs. With NOBLe, however, more links are established and strengthened over time.

Objectives

  • To establish and strengthen the nationwide community of Bridging Leaders by creating a formal organization that will serve as a constant sanctuary for all members
  • To create opportunities for Bridging Leaders to work together and build a network of support for individual works of leadership
  • To advocate Bridging Leadership as a new approach to leadership that works for social change
  • To partner with the AIM-TeaM Energy Center in applying the Center’s frameworks and knowledge and to provide feedback and input on how this knowledge is contextualized in practice

Activities

In order to concretize the objectives, the following are the key priority areas that the Coalition will focus on:

  • Co-journeying and Continuous education
    • Peer learning among fellow Bridging Leaders through regional assemblies, sector-based gatherings, and informal get-togethers
    • Assistance in individual works of leadership of fellow leaders through various forms of communication

  • Fostering community ties
    • Regional Gatherings of Bridging Leaders
    • National Conference
    • Kapihan Sessions at the regional level

  • Forging external linkages and advocating Bridging Leadership
    • Networking events at the regional level with various stakeholders from the business sector, academe, civil society, and local government for potential partnerships in the work for social change