Webinar: 6 tips from women in STEM to succeed in global dev

An excerpt from the “Meet the women in STEM shaping global dev” webinar. Career Account members can watch the full recording below.

Professionals from science, technology, engineering, or mathematics backgrounds are contributing to global development projects all over the world. While these fields still tend to be male-dominated, there are many women drawing upon their STEM expertise and leading development projects and teams.

Three of these women recently spoke to Devex about how they came to work in global development and carved out successful careers. They shared insights on what skills helped them overcome challenges and tips for succeeding as a woman in STEM in the development sector.

About the author

  • Emma smith

    Emma Smith

    Emma Smith is a Senior Careers Reporter at Devex, based in Barcelona. She focuses on bringing the latest career and hiring trends, tips, and insights to our global development community. Emma has a background in journalism and, in addition to writing for news publications, has worked with organizations focusing on child rights and women’s rights in sustainable development.