What job can a white person do in the development sector? – Personal thoughts on my own career prospects

With advancement in my studies, I am being asked more and more frequently what I want "to be" in the future. Earlier, before I started studying, that question would have been easy to answer - I wanted to become a field worker, create policies to improve people's lives, do community development, I wanted to do … Continue reading What job can a white person do in the development sector? – Personal thoughts on my own career prospects

Men: Please read. We need your help.

As much as I appreciate how progressive my boyfriend and his best friend are, I doubt that they realize how far-reaching the problem is. And actually, the same goes for many women who come from privileged backgrounds, including myself – we have to be careful not to forget that just because we upper-class women are gaining equality through a policy, that doesn’t mean women of other backgrounds do.