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Is your career plan future-proof?  

Find out during a special Skills for Tomorrow edition of Ask Devex - featuring guest speakers from the Harvard Kennedy School and the University of Southern California.  

Launching on November 5th, the initiative, Skills for Tomorrow, will focus on helping you stay on top of the latest trends impacting careers and explore the various ways you can upskill, be it with a traditional degree program, an online certificate, or hands-on-experience.

During the event, our panel will answer your career questions live on air, as well as:

  • Provide insights on current hiring trends
  • Give tips on how to leverage your practical experience 
  • Share new course ideas for skill building 
  • Dig into skills that are required to succeed today - and ones you should be building for the future
You can submit your career questions in advance by emailing webinars@devex.com, or simply participate live on the day.

Ask Devex is an interactive members-only forum, hosted on the first Wednesday of the every month.

Admission is typically reserved for our members with a Career Account, but during this special edition you can reserve a spot free of charge.

Ben Brockman
Senior Manager, IDinsight

Ben Brockman is a Senior Manager at IDinsight, based in Washington, DC. Ben previously worked at IDinsight in Cambodia, Zambia, and India managing evaluations in sanitation, public health, and education. He also worked on Hillary Clinton’s Presidential Campaign. Ben holds a bachelor’s degree in International Relations from the University of Pennsylvania and a MPA in International Development (MPA/ID) from Harvard Kennedy School.

Dr. Shubha Kumar
Director of Online MPH Program and Assistant Professor of Global Health, University of Southern California

Dr. Shubha Kumar is Director of the Online MPH Program and Asst. Professor of Global Health at the University of Southern California. Her professional and research work focuses on strategic planning, M&E, and capacity building & training in collaboration with domestic and international governmental and non-governmental organizations. She is most well-known for her expertise in social return on investment (SROI) analysis.

Kate Warren - Moderator 
Executive Vice President, Devex

Kate Warren is an Executive Vice President of Devex. With more than a decade of international development recruitment experience working with NGOs, consulting firms and donor agencies, she has a finger on the pulse of hiring trends across the industry and insider knowledge on what it takes to break in and keep advancing once you do.