By Malaika Neri
During a summer internship at a microfinance in Madagascar, I realised that international development work was what I wanted to do. I loved the idea of being able to work in a number of different locations for people who often can’t help themselves. But once I got home, I felt paralysed; I wasn’t sure where to begin. The whole world of working in international development was fairly new to me, and I didn’t know where to start looking for jobs in the field.
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You know when you see it in action.
A development practitioner who excels at what they do.
This development practitioner is the first to admit that working in the sector is complex and doing meaningful work requires navigating this complexity. This practitioner isn’t afraid to advocate for change and try new things. They understand success is rare, and admit when work has failed. This practitioner knows their biggest contribution often involves stepping back and creating space for others. And they spend most of their time investing in their peers and colleagues. Continue reading The 1st Annual Primetime Devie Awards!