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What You Need to Know About the USAID Gender and ICT Survey Toolkit

What You Need to Know About the USAID Gender and ICT Survey Toolkit

Published on: Nov 01 2017 by Kristen Roggemann - Comments Off on What You Need to Know About the USAID Gender and ICT Survey Toolkit
Recently USAID’s Global Development Lab and mStar project released the Gender and ICT Survey Toolkit. In an informative webinar (you can listen to the recording...
How to Hire Local National ICT4D Staff

How to Hire Local National ICT4D Staff

Published on: Feb 22 2017 by Kristen Roggemann - 10 Comments
Kabul, 2016. I’d been here before: a cold cup of Nescafe and stack of overly formatted CVs on the table next to me, an over-worked HR officer slow-blinking at...
We Need to Close the ICTforAg Partnership Gap

We Need to Close the ICTforAg Partnership Gap

Published on: Jun 20 2016 by Kristen Roggemann - Comments Off on We Need to Close the ICTforAg Partnership Gap
There was one panel discussion that really stuck in my mind from the recent ICT4Ag conference, and in particular one speaker: Chris Burns from USAID during the...
ICT Innovation Corps: Teaching Digital Principles to Non-Techie Staff

ICT Innovation Corps: Teaching Digital Principles to Non-Techie Staff

Published on: Mar 30 2016 by Kristen Roggemann - 3 Comments
One challenge with the Principles of Digital Development is explaining them to non-techie staff, who often make many decision that affect how ICT tools are deployed...
Guess Which Communications Platform Youth Prefer Today?

Guess Which Communications Platform Youth Prefer Today?

Published on: Nov 11 2015 by Kristen Roggemann - 4 Comments
Youth are adopting new technology faster and smarter than the general population. We know this anecdotally and witness it in our daily lives as we interact with...
Hey ICT4D, It Is Time We Take Fun Seriously

Hey ICT4D, It Is Time We Take Fun Seriously

Published on: Oct 15 2014 by Kristen Roggemann - Comments Off on Hey ICT4D, It Is Time We Take Fun Seriously
Five million mobile value-added service subscribers in three months. 25,000 hours of user engagement daily.  All in remote villages in Bihar, one of the most marginalized...
New GSMA Guide: Forming Successful Partnerships With Mobile Network Operators

New GSMA Guide: Forming Successful Partnerships With Mobile Network Operators

Published on: Jul 15 2014 by Kristen Roggemann - Comments Off on New GSMA Guide: Forming Successful Partnerships With Mobile Network Operators
Partnerships are vital to achieving scale, sustainability and success in the M4D sector. A 2014 GSMA Mobile for Development Impact survey of representatives from...
Mobiles for Development Partnerships are Still Hard!

Mobiles for Development Partnerships are Still Hard!

Published on: Jan 22 2014 by Kristen Roggemann - 1 Comment
I am Kristen Roggemann, and at the recently-concluded GSMA Mobile for Development Summit, GSMA mWomen was thrilled to host a spirited discussion on the opportunities...