Lobbying for Good
Alberto Alemanno
@TheGoodLobby
but
what is the real impact?
5 students out 100
How much students actually
learn in conventional education?
How often an average scientific article
is read?
?
around 10 times
and those who cite it generally don’t read it
system failure
Am I the only one?
Probably not.
we accumulate knowledge, acquire skills and
sometimes we just have talent
but incapable to fully exploit it
BEYOND our lit...
True
yet
we have never been better
positioned to improve our
communities and the world
safer
live longer
richer
healthier
We are spectators. Not actors.
Consumers. Not citizens.
BUT
we FAIL to fully exploit our potential
How to make a difference?
How to make a difference?
Not for everyone
Voting is too little
Running is too much
Other ways to channel our talents for
the common good?
Prof. John Activist Jane
Aficionado readers: 450 Followers : 1.000.000
Book of the year
on Regulation of
migration
EU Regu...
Prof. John’s PhDs
Prof. John’s students
Academia
+
Professionals
students
non-
profits
citizen lobbying
crowdsourcing expertise
for the greater good
Whylobbying?
unlike actual democracy,
lobbying works.
unlike actual democracy,
lobbying is for all.
lobbying is good for democracy.
how it works
the goal is to unleash the untapped
potential of academia, professionals
and students
reconnect to civic life
Yes, you got talent!
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Alberto Alemanno, Professor, TheGoodLobby. Presented at Crowdsourcing Week Europe 2015. For more information or to join the next event: http://crowdsourcingweek.com/

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  • share knowledge through teaching a class or speaking to my colleagues in conferences….

    My work has had an impact WITHIN my academic community,

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  • I’ve worked hard, earned an audience among my peers and made a career in academia for myself…

    Inside the community I meet all criteria (that’s why I am a professor), but what is academic success? What is success?

    Titles, statistics are great but there is something troubling here….
  • In a conventional educational setting – a lecturer gives a talk, Click 1 and the students take notes, and so on…
    only Click 2 5 students out of 100 will learn what I lecture

    5!
  • In a conventional educational setting – a lecturer gives a talk, Click 1 and the students take notes, and so on…
    only Click 2 5 students out of 100 will learn what I lecture

    5!

  • Either slide 15 or 16
  • (my students don’t learn what they could
    policymakers don’t build on the available research)
    -MISSED OPPORTUNITY-


    IMAGE OF MISSED OPPORTUNITY:

    SOMEONE GOING UP UP UP AND THEN FALLING…..
    COLLECT THINGS, EXPERIENCE, ETC…
  • Lobbying for Good

    1. 1. Lobbying for Good Alberto Alemanno @TheGoodLobby
    2. 2. but what is the real impact?
    3. 3. 5 students out 100 How much students actually learn in conventional education?
    4. 4. How often an average scientific article is read? ? around 10 times and those who cite it generally don’t read it
    5. 5. system failure
    6. 6. Am I the only one? Probably not.
    7. 7. we accumulate knowledge, acquire skills and sometimes we just have talent but incapable to fully exploit it BEYOND our little world
    8. 8. True
    9. 9. yet we have never been better positioned to improve our communities and the world
    10. 10. safer live longer richer healthier
    11. 11. We are spectators. Not actors. Consumers. Not citizens.
    12. 12. BUT we FAIL to fully exploit our potential
    13. 13. How to make a difference?
    14. 14. How to make a difference?
    15. 15. Not for everyone Voting is too little Running is too much
    16. 16. Other ways to channel our talents for the common good?
    17. 17. Prof. John Activist Jane Aficionado readers: 450 Followers : 1.000.000 Book of the year on Regulation of migration EU Regulation of migration
    18. 18. Prof. John’s PhDs
    19. 19. Prof. John’s students
    20. 20. Academia + Professionals students non- profits
    21. 21. citizen lobbying crowdsourcing expertise for the greater good
    22. 22. Whylobbying?
    23. 23. unlike actual democracy, lobbying works.
    24. 24. unlike actual democracy, lobbying is for all.
    25. 25. lobbying is good for democracy.
    26. 26. how it works
    27. 27. the goal is to unleash the untapped potential of academia, professionals and students reconnect to civic life
    28. 28. Yes, you got talent!

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