Molly Anders


Molly is a global development reporter for Devex. Based in London, she covers U.K. foreign aid and trends in international development. She draws on her experience covering aid legislation and the USAID implementer community in Washington, D.C., as well as her time as a Fulbright Fellow and development practitioner in the Middle East to develop stories with insider analysis.

Latest Articles

4 globaldev social media campaigns that worked
24 Mar 2017

Social media professionals behind some of the most influential #globaldev campaigns offer insights into how they worked.

Sir Martin Davidson appointed new chairman of Adam Smith International
23 Mar 2017

Sir Martin Davidson, former head of the British Council, has been appointed the new chair of Adam Smith International, the DfID contractor that has recently come under investigation by the British government.

DfID minister announces a challenge fund for small charities and calls UK a 'global leader' in development
21 Mar 2017

U.K. Secretary of State for International Development Priti Patel allayed some fears within the sector when she unveiled new efforts to support small British NGOs during a speech at the annual Bond conference. She praised the country as a "global leader" in international development and vowed to maintain that position.

Exclusive: OECD Development Assistance Committee to begin reforms under new chair
16 Mar 2017

The new chair of the OECD-DAC, Charlotte Petri Gornitzka, confirmed long-held rumors that she is preparing to reform the body tasked with shaping policy for the world's biggest aid donors, in a conversation with Devex.

Policies to care for refugee children aren't 'pull factors,' aid groups say
15 Mar 2017

Lord Dubs, creator of the amendment to resettle more unaccompanied refugee children in the U.K., faces the Parliamentary International Development Committee, alongside aid groups, to counter the government's assertion that such policies encourage young people to make the perilous journey to Europe

Webinar: The Future of DfID
13 Mar 2017

In this webinar, Devex's London correspondent Molly Anders digs into key questions around the future of the U.K. Department for International Development.

Charlotte Petri Gornitzka on female leadership in development
8 Mar 2017

More than two-thirds of CEOs in the charity sector are men. The former head of the Swedish Aid Agency and Save the Children International talks to Devex about the barriers faced by women rising the ranks of the aid industry.

Q&A: Adam Smith International's outgoing Executive Chairman William Morrison
6 Mar 2017

A controversial, years-long media campaign against Adam Smith International yielded both bluster and substance: The outgoing executive chairman opens up about reform, for-profit development and his own decision to step down.

Oxfam Ireland and embattled charity GOAL weigh merger
3 Mar 2017

The merger of Ireland's two largest aid organizations would reshape Irish aid, but will it save GOAL from decline after a USAID investigation into alleged financial misconduct?

Adam Smith International launches reforms after misconduct
2 Mar 2017

The top DfID supplier announced that four executives will step down and it will withdraw from DfID bids as it transitions to a social enterprise model after the donor found it committed misconduct.