Global education attracts a diverse crop of talented international development students and professionals each year. Devex caught up with a few experts for advice to break into this dynamic and rewarding sector.
The global refugee crisis has generated a need for development professionals and practitioners poised to respond to the diverse needs of IDPs and refugees, wherever they are in the world. Devex takes a closer look at what it takes to build a successful career around global migration issues.
The international development industry is highly competitive, and it's crucial that job applicants communicate their strengths and qualifications in the best and clearest way possible. Download these Devex CV templates to help you take your development career to the next level.
An unexpected development hotspot, North Carolina is actually home to a number of high-profile global development organizations and consulting firms. Devex lists some of the largest global development employers in the state's Research Triangle and beyond.
The U.S. capital is unsurprisingly one of the world's top global development hot spots, with numerous international NGOs, development consulting firms, funding agencies, think tanks and foundations calling Washington home. Devex rounds up some of the top global development employers in the Washington, D.C metro area.
Millions of dollars for basic necessities as well as for longer-term projects can be raised through small amounts of money from individuals and entities around the globe, mostly through the Internet. Here are 15 popular crowdfunding sites for social causes and development initiatives, based everywhere from New Delhi, India to Brooklyn, New York.
Effective crowdfunding campaigns might seem effortless, but in order to make them successful, organizations must understand the dynamics and work hard behind the scenes. What are the secrets to success? Devex asked some crowdfunding experts and campaign managers.
Marissa Wesely, top corporate lawyer and coordinator of the Win-Win Coalition, a network that works to empower women through cross-sector collaboration, tells Devex how far we've come on gender equality, and what else needs to be done to truly be Planet 50-50 by 2030.
Competition for international development work is intensifying. While there is no perfect formula for success, over the years Devex has detected a series of strategies and best practices organizations should adopt to increase their chances of winning more global development contracts and grants.