Thursday, September 26, 2019

ICBO Research results: Trust and Transparency



Our research shows that developing genuine trust is one of the most important parts of a successful partnership between a STEM institution and a community-based organization. Because of a long history of inequities, developing trust needs to be a long-term commitment. There has to be continuity, openness, and a real desire to make it happen. Working through challenges successfully and spending time getting to know each other personally (socially outside of the project) increases trust.

ICBO Results: Third Best Man

Our research also indicates that science institutions will often send someone who has no experience in the community, no authority withi...