Carine Umuhumuza

Devex
@CarineUmu

Carine Umuhumuza is the Associate Director of Communications at Devex. She writes about the latest trends, tips, and insights on media and communications to the global development community. Previously, Carine has led digital initiatives at Devex for development agencies, major corporations, NGOs, and social enterprises.

Latest Articles

On Message: UNHCR's Melissa Fleming on changing the refugee narrative
6 Mar 2019

UNHCR communications head Melissa Fleming wants to see a shift in the existing refugee narrative. Devex speaks to Fleming about the communications strategy UNHCR will pilot at the end of this month.

On Message: An audio moment for development
26 Feb 2019

Audio is the new black. With the growing popularity of podcasts, NGOs are using the medium to tell to provide new windows into the work they do around the world. Devex takes a look at the trend and how NGOs can enter the space.

On Message: Behind the Handle @Amnesty
18 Feb 2019

As part of our series where Devex talks to the heads of social media at organizations, foundations, and companies working toward progress on the SDGs, we talk to Valeriia Voshchevska and Amira Aleem, the duo behind @Amnesty.

On Message: 2019 resolutions for communicators
4 Feb 2019

It's not too late to make 2019 resolutions. Here's a softer approach to goal setting for development communicators this year.

On Message: Are your communications disability-inclusive?
28 Jan 2019

Devex speaks to communications professionals within the disability space on how to foster inclusive communications within your organization.

On Message: Behind the Handle @UN_Women
21 Nov 2018

A new series where Devex talks to the heads of social media at organizations, foundations, and companies working toward progress on the SDGs. This month, we talk to UN Women's head of social media, Beatrice Frey.

On Message: How to use LinkedIn to build thought leadership
30 Oct 2018

It’s now simpler than ever to build thought leadership on your own terms. But not all platforms are created equal.

On Message: A new kind of hunger ad
23 Oct 2018

The World Food Programme recently released a provocative ad for their Share the Meal app. Devex speaks to Corinne Woods, WFP communications director, about the ad and distribution partnership.

On Message: Behind the Handle @Refugees
10 Oct 2018

A new series where Devex talks to the heads of social media at organizations, foundations, and companies working toward progress on the SDGs.

On Message: What NGOs can learn from Nike
11 Sep 2018

Nike celebrated it's "Just Do It" slogan with a provocative advertisement featuring former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick. What can global development communicators learn from the powerful new ad? Here are four lessons.