Development must incorporate technology, but we’re still in a flux period of defining what that means, according to Wayan Vota, a 20-year veteran of international development and co-creator of ICT4D Jobs, an online hub for finding work in the sector.
The lack of clarity spells opportunity for those interested in getting into international communication and technology for development — whether helping to create community FM radio stations in Senegal or assessing mobile phone use among Syrian refugees.
To stay on top of the current buzz in the sector, start by following these industry insiders, who tweet about everything from data transparency to where to find the next ICT4Drinks meetup.
And for more information on the pathways to a career in ITC4D, check out this article.
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