An excerpt of "Transitioning to a career in global development: where you fit in." Career Account members can watch the full recording below.

If you’re experiencing frustrations and running into brick walls trying to transition to a career in global development, know that you aren’t alone. This is according to Ronda Ansted, CEO and senior career consultant at Be the Change Career Consulting, who herself was frustrated by the difficulty in transitioning to development work after obtaining her master’s degree.

Now, with more than 20 years of experience in multiple roles in the sector, including organizational development facilitator, program director and international recruiter, Ansted has come up with a formula to help others figure out how to leverage their skills and experience into a successful development career.

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  • Kelli Rogers

    Kelli Rogers is an Associate Editor for Devex. Based on the U.S. West Coast, she works with Devex's team of correspondents and editors around the world, with a particular focus on gender. She previously worked as Devex’s Southeast Asia correspondent based in Bangkok, covering disaster and crisis response, resilience, women’s rights, and climate change throughout the region. Prior to that, she reported on social and environmental issues from Nairobi, Kenya. Kelli holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Missouri, and has since reported from more than 20 countries.