Who is The Workroom?

Meet Carolin Gomulia

Carolin Gomulia is a seasoned strategist who has honed her skills in the government- and non-profit sectors. She launched the Workroom (www.theworkroom.biz ), a transformation and development agency, in 2018. She challenges conventional thinking and helps organisations to gain new insights and fresh perspectives. She has an in-depth understanding of resource mobilisation and fundraising. Her 15+ years of experience includes work with non-profits in South Africa, Namibia, Kenia, Uganda, Tanzania, Mozambique, Zambia, Iraq, Jordan, Nepal, Germany, the UK and the US.

Carolin, who speaks fluent English, German and Spanish, holds a Master’s degree in Development Studies, and another in Development Management. She has also completed a Certificate Course in Business Analysis. She is deeply committed and passionate about social justice and transformation. Carolin is a German national with organic family links to Indonesia and resides for the past 16 years in South Africa.

My recent articles/ presentations:

Clearing the Air: 5 Tips on How to Proactively Manage Conflict in a Team (07/2022)

“The pandemic has opened possibilities for deep, structural change” – an interview with Ingrid Srinath (03/2022)

Podcast: Decolonising Aid: From Theory to Practice with Shannon Paige – (11/2021)

10 tips towards successful prospecting – (10/2021)

WiPSA Training Series: Getting your funding strategy right – (09/2021)

Accountability – Punishment or Performance Booster? – (08/2021)

Six Tips on How to Succeed With Institutional Fundraising In 2021 – (07/2021)

Leading in times of uncertainty – agile and adaptive management practises – (09/2020)

Pitfalls Fundraising 17092019 #ThinkGood2019

Interview for the MADM Alumni Newsletter  – The Workroom

Presentation on Social Transformation at the In Good Company 2018 conference

The complicity of the donor community in NGO malpractices

Why the anti-apartheid narrative should include the untold stories of ordinary citizens (co-authored with Friederike Bubenzer)

The time is now for real Social Transformation