Internews’ Core Values

Adopted in 2015, our core values were developed as a reflection of who we are, how we work together, and what we aspire to as a community:

  1. Listen and learn continuously
    We are curious and responsive, driven by a spirit of creativity and innovation.
  2. Build community
    We value open communication and dialogue. We treat each other kindly, collaborate, and support each other.
  3. Act with integrity and persistence
    We build trust, hold ourselves to a high standard, and don’t give up.
  4. Commit to making a difference
    We are passionate about improving lives and creating positive change in the world.
  5. Bring optimism and excitement
    We approach our work with enthusiasm and love what we do.

Behind the scenes

Internews is a diverse organization, spanning many cultures, time zones, and languages. Luckily, we all like sticky notes! Here’s a look at the worldwide process of articulating our core values: