Meet the next generation development professional

What will the next generation of development professional look like?

New sources of funding, new actors and new technologies are quickly changing the way we do development. They’re also changing the kinds of development professionals that will be in demand to work in this complex ecosystem.

In a survey Devex conducted in partnership with the U.S. Global Development Lab at the United States Agency for International Development and Population Services International, 83 percent of respondents believe that in 10 years, the technology, skills and approaches used by development professionals will be significantly different than they are today.

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About the author

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    Kate Warren

    Kate Warren is Executive Vice President and resident talent and careers guru at Devex. With 15 years of global development recruitment experience advising international NGOs, consulting firms, and donor agencies, she has a finger on the pulse of hiring trends across the industry and insider knowledge on what it takes to break in.