Webinar: How to transition to a STEM role in global dev

An excerpt from the webinar “Innovation for doing good.” Career Account members can watch the full recording below.

As part of an ongoing conversation looking at women in STEM in global development, and in honor of this month’s International Day of Girls in ICT, Devex hears from three dynamic women bringing their skills and innovative thinking to the sector.

These women highlight how you can pivot roles within the development sector, leverage transferable skills to do good in tech-focused positions, and how to transition from other sectors and apply interdisciplinary thinking to development and humanitarian work.

About the author

  • Emma Smith

    Emma Smith is a Reporter at Devex. She covers all things related to careers and hiring in the global development community as well as mental health within the sector — from tips on supporting humanitarian staff to designing mental health programs for refugees. Emma has reported from key development hubs in Europe and co-produced Devex’s DevProWomen2030 podcast series. She holds a degree in journalism from Glasgow Caledonian University and a master's in media and international conflict. In addition to writing for regional news publications, she has worked with organizations focused on child and women’s rights.