Dalberg Media is a mission-driven communications and experience consultancy, which seeks to empower and mobilize people to solve global development challenges by collective, sustained action. We design and deliver communication products to build awareness and push agendas. We invent and execute action-oriented experiences, such as global convenings, innovation labs and campaigns to equip people with the skills needed for developing impactful solutions. Through content creation, publications, and social media, we disseminate compelling stories to fuel positive change.

OUR APPROACH

We believe that the transition towards a more inclusive and sustainable world hinges on investing in and mobilizing the people living in it. By enabling organizations, corporations, governments, and citizens to become part of the change they wish to see and owners of new solutions, we can together build the future that we want to live in. Dalberg Media helps clients think through projects holistically and delivers products that puts impact at the core. 

Experiences & Facilitation

We design and execute experiences that engage a diverse set of stakeholders in the global development agenda through physical and online workshops, convenings, festivals and innovation labs – all to enable impact-driven people to share ideas and work collectively on local and global development issues. Skills building and youth empowerment are often integral to these experiences. The aim is to mobilize participants and leave them equipped to take on leadership in their communities and create lasting impact.

Advocacy & Campaings

We push sustainable development agendas in a solution-oriented manner with focus on local empowerment and action. We build powerful advocacy and communications campaigns to bring attention to current global challenges and to create tangible change related to policies, systems, and individual behaviors.

Production & Storytelling

We produce educational materials, magazines, books, videos and use creative storytelling to inform and mobilize key stakeholders within and outside the development sector. By using storytelling to shed light on global development issues, Dalberg Media sparks public curiosity and knowledge around pressing global challenges.

OUR WORK

Since 2015, Dalberg Media has carried out projects across sectors and geographies with a focus on increasing awareness and mobilizing partners, people, and resources to take on global development challenges. The map below showcases a number of select projects from around the world.

FEATURED PROJECTS

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Experiences and Facilitation
UNLEASH
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Experiences and Facilitation
P4G
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Production & Storytelling
BIG BET INITIATIVE
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Production & Storytelling
FORESIGHT HEALTH
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Advocacy & Campaigns
SAFE SURGERY
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Experiences and Facilitation
Bilharzia Storytelling Lab

GEOGRAPHIES

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Henrik Rasmussen

“I hope that the results of the Sustainable Now Festival can inspire other municipalities to address sustainability issues and continue to put the Global Goals on the agenda”

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Lance Gould

“The convening power of Dalberg Media has made an indelible imprimatur on the health of the planet. Gathering thousands of young, global leaders to tackle the UN’s SDGs has not only moved the needle on the world’s most intractable problems, but also created a social good diaspora that has dispatched social good ambassadors to every corner on Earth.”

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Robyn McGurkin

“Since 2018, Dalberg Media and P4G have worked collaboratively to strengthen and accelerate P4G’s partnerships. They took the time to understand not only what we are, but also how we are growing and transforming.. Dalberg Media has been integral to establishing our unique acceleration workshop methodology; planning and facilitating several partnership acceleration workshops with senior leaders and policy makers; and, have produced communications materials that reflect our innovative approach to delivering impact. We encourage any organization looking for support with communications or planning and implementing productive experiences to work with Dalberg Media.”

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Kilian Garg

“As a psychologist, innovation enthusiast, and sustainability driven person I was lucky to find myself together with other extremely inspiring and impactful personalities from around the world at UNLEASH 2018 in Singapore. While connecting with the other participants in person was a lifechanging experience, the community now is connected very well remotely thanks to the support of Dalberg Media and their work with online programs. Besides directly promoting sustainable development, being active in those programs double pays off for all other professional and voluntary activities, when it comes to insights, methodologies, mindset, and network.”

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Hasnae Bakhouch

“To advocate for sustainable development goals is to implement an action to get real results. The Youth Innovation Summit had exceeded my expectations on all levels, I learnt design thinking and created a full project to endorse the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals”

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Pritha Chakraborthy

“The Storyteller Lab in Shenzhen, has been an far-reaching experience which helped shaping my ideas. The detailed analysis sessions of the workshop were monumental. Rather than jumping into how we want to tell stories, we discussed why we want to tell stories. This lesson has brought immense clarity to my perspective. We also had opportunities of meeting extraordinary mentors and talented participants from around the world which widens your horizons as an artist and a person.”

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Lee Crockford

“UNLEASH has been a game-changer to the work we do at spur:, and Dalberg Media has been paramount in bringing UNLEASH to the world. The projects we’re now working on, such as 123+ an initiative that supports those fighting LGBTIQ+ rights, simply would not have been possible with the support of Dalberg Media.”

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Goto M Cooper

“Young people become bedrocks of change when supported by others. Dalberg Media’s work with youth organizations has given me the platform, network, and opportunity to inspire emerging leaders to contribute to the transformation of my community through sustainable development and innovation.”

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Hama Osman

“I was part of the first UNLEASH in Denmark organized by Dalberg Media. Coming from Iraq, it was my first time leaving the country. After the program had finished I had won silver for the solution my team and I created, spoken on stage in front of a Crown Princess and had more experiences and a bigger network than I could have dreamed of. It has been 3 years now, but I can remember every little piece of that experience as it was 3 days ago.”

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Diane Delava

“Unleash brought our team together. Through gathering individuals with the same purpose and the same motivation to use business as a force of good, it’s as UNLEASH fellows that we have now been working for more than 2 years to create an impact with mattrvest in the field of sustainable finance.”

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Corina Kwami

“Collaborating with Dalberg teams over the last couple of years have provided fresh insights on understanding complex problems, dynamic approaches for applying human centered design principles and access to a network of creative thinkers tackling the greatest challenges of our time. As someone working at the intersection of the arts and sciences, I’ve enjoyed learning with Dalberg’s interdisciplinary team, partners and networks from across the globe.”

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Marina Lourenço

“The week I spent at UNLEASH, which is organized by Dalberg Media resonates in my life on a daily basis. UNLEASH was the most vibrant project I was part of – months later, when I think about it, my heart still beats faster. I was amazed of how much can be done in just a few days when you work as a team and have powerful facilitators shaping the way. More than anything, UNLEASH made me trust myself as a leader for the future I want to see.”

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Bilal Salau

“Dalberg Media’s work with storytelling for impact gave me access to an international network of remarkable storytellers and inspired me to start my own storytelling business in Nigeria. Now, I teach storytelling and collaborate with social innovators in Nigeria to craft compelling films about their cause. Thanks to Dalberg Media’s work I have acquired new capabilities that empower me to use my voice and skills to tell the African story.”

DENMARK

Henrik Rasmussen

“I hope that the results of the Sustainable Now Festival can inspire other municipalities to address sustainability issues and continue to put the Global Goals on the agenda”

USA

Lance Gould

“The convening power of Dalberg Media has made an indelible imprimatur on the health of the planet. Gathering thousands of young, global leaders to tackle the UN’s SDGs has not only moved the needle on the world’s most intractable problems, but also created a social good diaspora that has dispatched social good ambassadors to every corner on Earth.”

USA

Robyn McGurkin

“Since 2018, Dalberg Media and P4G have worked collaboratively to strengthen and accelerate P4G’s partnerships. They took the time to understand not only what we are, but also how we are growing and transforming.. Dalberg Media has been integral to establishing our unique acceleration workshop methodology; planning and facilitating several partnership acceleration workshops with senior leaders and policy makers; and, have produced communications materials that reflect our innovative approach to delivering impact. We encourage any organization looking for support with communications or planning and implementing productive experiences to work with Dalberg Media.”

GERMANY

Kilian Garg

“As a psychologist, innovation enthusiast, and sustainability driven person I was lucky to find myself together with other extremely inspiring and impactful personalities from around the world at UNLEASH 2018 in Singapore. While connecting with the other participants in person was a lifechanging experience, the community now is connected very well remotely thanks to the support of Dalberg Media and their work with online programs. Besides directly promoting sustainable development, being active in those programs double pays off for all other professional and voluntary activities, when it comes to insights, methodologies, mindset, and network.”

MOROCCO

Hasnae Bakhouch

“To advocate for sustainable development goals is to implement an action to get real results. The Youth Innovation Summit had exceeded my expectations on all levels, I learnt design thinking and created a full project to endorse the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals”

INDIA

Pritha Chakraborthy

“The Storyteller Lab in Shenzhen, has been an far-reaching experience which helped shaping my ideas. The detailed analysis sessions of the workshop were monumental. Rather than jumping into how we want to tell stories, we discussed why we want to tell stories. This lesson has brought immense clarity to my perspective. We also had opportunities of meeting extraordinary mentors and talented participants from around the world which widens your horizons as an artist and a person.”

AUSTRALIA

Lee Crockford

“UNLEASH has been a game-changer to the work we do at spur:, and Dalberg Media has been paramount in bringing UNLEASH to the world. The projects we’re now working on, such as 123+ an initiative that supports those fighting LGBTIQ+ rights, simply would not have been possible with the support of Dalberg Media.”

LIBERIA

Goto M Cooper

“Young people become bedrocks of change when supported by others. Dalberg Media’s work with youth organizations has given me the platform, network, and opportunity to inspire emerging leaders to contribute to the transformation of my community through sustainable development and innovation.”

IRAQ

Hama Osman

“I was part of the first UNLEASH in Denmark organized by Dalberg Media. Coming from Iraq, it was my first time leaving the country. After the program had finished I had won silver for the solution my team and I created, spoken on stage in front of a Crown Princess and had more experiences and a bigger network than I could have dreamed of. It has been 3 years now, but I can remember every little piece of that experience as it was 3 days ago.”

BELGIUM

Diane Delava

“Unleash brought our team together. Through gathering individuals with the same purpose and the same motivation to use business as a force of good, it’s as UNLEASH fellows that we have now been working for more than 2 years to create an impact with mattrvest in the field of sustainable finance.”

CANADA

Corina Kwami

“Collaborating with Dalberg teams over the last couple of years have provided fresh insights on understanding complex problems, dynamic approaches for applying human centered design principles and access to a network of creative thinkers tackling the greatest challenges of our time. As someone working at the intersection of the arts and sciences, I’ve enjoyed learning with Dalberg’s interdisciplinary team, partners and networks from across the globe.”

BRAZIL

Marina Lourenço

“The week I spent at UNLEASH, which is organized by Dalberg Media resonates in my life on a daily basis. UNLEASH was the most vibrant project I was part of – months later, when I think about it, my heart still beats faster. I was amazed of how much can be done in just a few days when you work as a team and have powerful facilitators shaping the way. More than anything, UNLEASH made me trust myself as a leader for the future I want to see.”

NIGERIA

Bilal Salau

“Dalberg Media’s work with storytelling for impact gave me access to an international network of remarkable storytellers and inspired me to start my own storytelling business in Nigeria. Now, I teach storytelling and collaborate with social innovators in Nigeria to craft compelling films about their cause. Thanks to Dalberg Media’s work I have acquired new capabilities that empower me to use my voice and skills to tell the African story.”

INSIGHTS

    TEAM

    STIG TACKMANN Director
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    KRISTIAN KAMPMANN Senior Project Manager
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    MORTEN NYEGAARD Senior Project Manager
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    ANNE LIND Project Manager
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    JENNIFER PHAM Senior Consultant
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    ASTRID AHLBERG Senior Consultant
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    JULIE BUUR TRAERUP Senior Consultant
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    SAFIYA TIFFANY CARRILLO Senior Consultant
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    ILIJA WEBER Senior Consultant
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    PHILIPP LOEKEN Consultant
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    ELLA RYTSÖLÄ Associate Consultant
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    VERENA KNÖTIG Associate Consultant
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    LAURA WERUP Associate Consultant
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    DANIEL WATT Associate Consultant
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    MARIA JOSE SEGURA Associate Consultant
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    LUISE JOCHIMSEN Analyst
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    PAVLINA KOLOUSKOVA Analyst
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    ELISABETH ALIX DE LAGUICHE Analyst
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    JILL FREEBURY Office Manager
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    CLIMATE POLICY

    Dalberg Media makes a conscious and informed effort to limit carbon emissions related to its operations by e.g. offsetting air travel and only use renewable energy sources.

    You can read more about our climate policy here.

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