TechChange Staff Spotlight: Yohan Perera


Yohan Perera recently joined TechChange as a Graphic Designer. He received his Bachelor’s degree in Digital Arts & Design from Full Sail University, Winter Park, Florida. Born and raised in the beautiful island nation of Sri Lanka, a country …
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State of TechChange 2014


So long, 2014! Building on our annual posts in 2013 and 2012 (as well as a repeat performance at FailFest 2014!), we wanted to share a few highlights from our year, as …
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Celebrating 2015 as the International Year of Evaluation


Photo Source: EvalPartners

Today marks the first day of the International Year of Evaluation, which kicks off with an official celebration at the UN Headquarters in New York City. More than ever, …
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Why Global Development Practitioners Must Be Data Skeptics


Tech for M&E begins with the humans behind the data. With the vast amounts of data provided with modern digital data collection tools, M&E practitioners need to understand how they can act as gatekeepers to ensure that we note the bias we are embedding in our data.
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Fail Fest 2014: More Lessons from Online Learning Mistakes


Missed our Fail Song at Fail Fest 2014? Check out our TechChange band performance featuring members of our team on vocals, guitar, drums, oboe, and – of course- on PowerPoint. From connectivity issues when doing online training sessions on Ebola, challenges of moving into a new office, we’re excited to participate in Fail Fest again to share our experiences in providing interactive training for social change.

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TechChange Staff Spotlight: Catherine Shen


Today, we highlight Catherine Shen, TechChange’s Director of Design and Business Development, to hear what’s its like to manage instructional design projects for international development and social change organizations. Read below to learn how she’s built a design career integrating business and art.

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TechChange New Staff Spotlight: Kendra Keith


Kendra first connected with us almost a year ago while taking our mHealth online course. She was interning with the USAID Bureau of Global Health, mentored by the eHealth Coordinator of the Office of Health Systems. …
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5 Ways Technology is Fighting HIV and Preventing AIDS


In honor of World AIDS Day 2014, we celebrate several TechChange alumni who are heroes in the frontlines of fighting HIV and AIDS across the world. Want to learn how you can use technology to address challenges such as HIV and other major issues? Enroll in one of our online courses here and get $50 off any course with the coupon code, WorldAidsDay2014 before December 5, 2014.
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TechChange Staff Spotlight: Alon Askarov


What is it like to a be a Creative Director at TechChange? Check out this Q&A with Alon Askarov, who manages several of TechChange’s digital animation and multimedia projects for international development, public health, and social change.
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How Maps Help Fight Ebola


By Timo Luege, TC103: Tech Tools and Skills for Emergency Management facilitator

As technology for disaster response evolves, digital mapping is playing an increasingly important role in helping emergency managers in humanitarian emergency …
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