4 steps to transition to a global development career

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 a global development reporter for Devex. Based in Bangkok, she covers disaster and crisis response, innovation, women’s rights, and development trends throughout Asia. Prior to her current post, she covered leadership, careers, and the USAID implementer community from Washington, D.C. Previously, 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.