Our Tina: A Story of Local Leadership Development

Most of us here at Massey Matters are here because of a deep sense of commitment to social equity and developing potential in our communities, because we believe this is the way to create a better world for everyone. At some stage we’ve all had to face the fact that actually we are unlikely to ‘save the world’, and redirected our focus to a local lens of developing others; of seeing the potential, (that they can’t always see themselves), in others and helping them rise to reach it. This is how we think we can make a difference in the world.

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Vinetta Pearce
Demystifying....What?

Sounds like someone in flowing cloaks will appear out of a cauldron and wave their wand of demystification, I mean it’s a cool word, but what does it actually mean?

According to the Cambridge Dictionary it means to ‘make something easier to understand’. Ok, so the word isn’t a perfect fit for what we are trying to do here, but language often falls short of what we want to say, or as a friend of mine often says, ‘we just don’t have the human words to describe this’. 

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Vinetta Pearce