Melanne Verveer to youth: There's no one way to make an impact in global development

Devex President and Editor-in-Chief Raj Kumar sits down with Melanne Verveer, executive director of the Institute for Women, Peace and Security at Georgetown University.

Melanne Verveer is extremely optimistic about the next generation.

“What I hear more and more is there is no one way to do it, the executive director of the Institute for Women, Peace and Security at Georgetown University told Devex President and Editor-in-Chief Raj Kumar of young people wishing to do good.

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    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.