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. The Workroom seeks to insert wonder and possibility in the collaborative search, beyond the present, for a vision that makes organisations relevant and resilient. 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.

Carolin, who speaks fluent English, German and Spanish, holds a Master’s degree in Development Studies (University of the Western Cape, South Africa), and another in Development Management (Ruhr University Bochum, Germany). She has also completed the Certificate Course in Business Analysis from the Faculty Training Institute in Cape Town in 2014. 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 14 years in South Africa.

Follow Carolin on Twitter: @caro_ratnasari

My recent articles/ presentations:

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