Pathfinder International - Grieve for what was an incredible organization | Glassdoor
  1. Helpful (27)

    "Grieve for what was an incredible organization"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Pathfinder International full-time

    Pros

    For 60 years, Pathfinder had pioneered in health and rights, and in its commitment to quality and bravery. Pathfinder would engineer new frontiers for women and communities and back it up in word and deed. We delivered for those most in need.

    Cons

    What began as a well intentioned re-org was quickly co-opted by someone in leadership who proported to be acting in the best interests of others but who has since demonstrated she is solely out for her own gain. With the guise of open collaboration and respect for honest exchange of ideas, the leader of this re-org used staff's willingness to believe in her to gain information that she then used to identify those who...

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    Advice to Management

    Do whatever is necessary to reinstate the few people left who could bring Pathfinder back to its former pillars of strength. If you are a board member reading this: you have never had a more pivotal moment to act than now. Pathfinder's reputation is crumbling. What a horrible way to celebrate its 60th anniversary. Many of us have left, but we still hope that Pathfinder can be saved.

    Pathfinder International2017-10-15

Other Employee Reviews

  1. Helpful (3)

    "Great Mission!"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Boston, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Pathfinder International

    Pros

    Staff are committed to the mission of advancing sexual and reproductive health and rights. Environment is friendly and staff are supportive of each other

    Cons

    Professional growth opportunities are limited but still possible.

    Pathfinder International2016-11-30
  2. Helpful (1)

    "New Organization A Lot of Growth"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Pathfinder International full-time

    Pros

    new in DC, potential for a lot of growth

    Cons

    policies, standards, and procedures are not necessarily solidified so it makes for a strange working environment. Lacking in culture, but is new to DC

    Advice to Management

    build your culture. bring youth.

    Pathfinder International2018-12-04

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