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.
UN Women rolled out surveys in multiple countries in Asia and the Pacific just weeks after the pandemic was declared. Statistics specialist Sara Duerto Valero explains how the agency was able to act so quickly, and what the data reveals so far about the impacts of the crisis on men and women.
Instead of 100 datasets, GovLab co-founder Stefaan Verhulst says he would rather have 100 questions. The research center’s new initiative seeks to identify the world’s most pressing problems and then create data collaboratives to solve them.
In Cox’s Bazar, aid groups face a dilemma. In an effort to stall a COVID-19 outbreak, they must reduce staff numbers and scale back services. But what unintended consequences will this have on nearly 1 million of the world’s most vulnerable people?
An overreliance on quantitative data to "prove" the existence of gender-based violence can stall donor funding for lifesaving services during emergencies — something the small team at feminist research consultancy Ladysmith wants to help change.