Dr. Ann Hudock is executice vice president for strategy and growth at Counterpart International. Bringing more than 25 years of international development experience, Dr. Hudock leads efforts to grow Counterpart’s global program portfolio by cultivating new funders and building on the organization’s body of work with new approaches to promote civic participation and government accountability.
"Empowering is giving authority or power to someone to do something. International development organizations do not have power to give to citizens," writes Counterpart International Executive Vice President Ann Hudock.
Tanzania is one of Africa's fastest-growing economies, but that growth is not yet inclusive. In this commentary, Plan International's Ann Hudock discusses three key areas where the country needs to improve and needs more support.
Sustained citizen participation will be crucial to the success of the post-2015 development agenda, DAI’s Ann Hudock argues in this exclusive op-ed. She also suggests ways to ensure participation, particularly during the implementation phase.
The real test of Sierra Leone’s democracy is whether its citizens will hold elected leaders to account, writes Ann Hudock, managing director for European strategy at DAI, in this exclusive guest opinion.