Author Archives: margaretmbyrne

January 26

New year, more lives to be saved

It is the New Year and my assignment at Save the Children UK ended before Christmas in a whirlwind of activities. As said before, this Pulse role at Save the Children is a continuous one, at least for now, over the 5 year partnership with GSK ( I was number 3) and I have now handed […]

November 19

Remember, remember the 5th of November

The nights are drawing in here in London but there is no let-up in the energy and dedication of the staff at Save the Children UK to improve the lives of children all over the globe. The Pulse volunteers were kindly invited to the recent Annual Reception held to acknowledge the importance of the financial donations […]

September 27

A Bridge Too Far?

I am all but half way through my assignment and cannot have imagined time would pass so quickly. Following the progress of the multiple workstreams can seem like spinning lots of plates but at the same time is enormously interesting to determine how we can measure the impact of our partnership in saving lives with […]

July 25

London calling

I have now been here at Save the Children UK for 5 weeks and the time seems to have passed in an instant. My role is to support the GSK-SC partnership with responsibility for monitoring and evaluating the success and effectiveness of the partnership itself. The assignment is slightly unusual in that this role is a […]