Frequently Asked Questions, Part Two

FAQ #5: Why do you call yourself an aid worker? I wrote about that here: http://bloodandmilk.org/2010/12/30/so-im-an-aid-worker/. FAQ #6: Can I reprint your blog post / link to your blog / … more Blood & Milk…


Frequently Asked Questions

FAQ #1: Will you blog about/fundraise for my project/NGO/social enterprise? Almost definitely not. I don’t feel comfortable writing about any project I haven’t studied in depth, and I just don’t … more Blood & Milk…


Boring Administrative Notice

Hi, I feel kind of awkward about this. But I’ve been getting a several emails a day asking for career advice. I really like helping, but I do have a … more Blood & Milk…


Welcome metafilter visitors

Hello to everyone coming in from metafilter. For the record, I don’t consider myself to be an iconoclast. I am fairly certain that my ideas are 1) very ordinary and … more Blood & Milk…


A disclaimer of sorts

This blog – and my writing in general – is starting to get more public attention, so I think it’s a good time to remind everyone of something. I’m not … more Blood & Milk…


A semi-definitive guide

This post is now obsolete. I get so many career questions, I have moved it all over to the International Development Careers List and my paid consulting. American culture is … more Blood & Milk…


Away with you!

Hi everyone. I have not actually migrated my blog over here yet – it’s still at http://alannashaikh.blogspot.com. Check over there for updates since August 18. Feel free to keep an … more Blood & Milk…