Trust, patience, relationship-building skills: 3 must-haves for remote managers

    Managing a humanitarian aid effort is a challenge in itself, but remote management ushers in an entirely new set of uncertainties and questions about what’s happening on the ground. Devex spoke with a seasoned remote manager to find out just what it takes to be successful in such a role.

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    • Kelli Rogers

      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.