Category: Community Development

Caitlin Dixon – Employment Program Support Officer – The Secretariat of State for Vocational Training Policy and Employment (SEPFOPE), Timor Leste

I feel that that gaining field experience has been important for me coming to a decision about whether international development is the path I want to take. Name: Caitlin DixonMain country of residence: Australia, (currently living in Timor Leste)Current Position: Employment Program Support Officer Organisation: The Secretariat of State for Vocational Training Policy and Employment (SEPFOPE) Qualifications: Bachelor of Arts…

Brenna Moore – Water Economist, Food and Agriculture Organization

If somebody is interested in working for the United Nations, it is important to have a genuine commitment to and understanding of development issues. However, this is not enough, and practical skills are essential. Name:  Brenna Moore Main country of residence: Italy Current Position: Water EconomistOrganisation: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Qualifications: MSc in Water Science, Policy…

Hector Zamora – Field Operations Advisor ICS – (International Service Program)

The real work of development occurs in the field and not in sky-rise buildings. If there is a lack of connection and understanding with the fieldwork, any planning and implementation will be unsuccessful. Image Source Name:  Hector ZamoraMain country of residence: Nicaragua Current Position: Consultant, World Bank Organisation: University of Sydney Qualifications:Master in Development Studies – University of Sydney Bachelor…

Andante Hadi – Assistant Professor and former Intern (Asian Development Bank and United Nations University, Institute of Advanced Studies)

Networking is as important for the expansion of my current career in development as it was to start it. Name:  Andante Hadi PandyaswargoMain country of residence: Japan Current Position: Assistant Professor Organisation: Tokyo Institute of Technology, Department of International Development Engineering Qualifications: Ph.D (Engineering) – Waseda University, Masters of Engineering – Fachhochschule Trier, Master of Science (International Cooperation Policy) –…

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