Based on her own experiences, Malaika Neri offers some sound advice for first-time job seekers in the international development sector.
WhyDev is proud to support The 1st Annual Primetime Devie Awards! A way to formally recognise the development practitioners who are doing development right.
After reading George Orwell's "Burmese Days," Allison Smith was struck by the parallels between life in 1920s Burma and life as an aid worker today. Here are eight relevant lessons from the novel, covering everything from dating to racism to mental health.
Most development workers spend their time in city centres packed with other expats. Alison Rabe makes the case that this perpetuates concentration of power in city centres, that it deprives development workers of the experiences they wanted, and that it is just less efficient. Her solution? Send them to the field!
How big should a per diem be so that it covers costs without bribing participants? What’s the best way to write a focus group guide? How can you write survey questions that people will answer honestly? A new initiative is your one-stop-shop to help you in your day-to-day work in development.