Is advancing your career part of your new year’s resolutions? Here are some tips on sticking with your professional development goals through online learning from several members of the TechChange alumni community.



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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 that was torn by civil war for 30 long years, he received an opportunity to work as a Graphic Designer for Sri Lanka Unites, a Youth Movement for Hope and …



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 well as appreciation for our amazing learning community, partners, and staff.

TechChange continues to flourish as a social enterprise. Our DC-based and recently re-certified B-Corp recently …



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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, evaluation is becoming increasingly important in international development. The global EvalPartners and the United Nations Evaluation Group officially declared 2015 as the International Year of Evaluation …



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.



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.



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.



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. Having recently returned from Zambia, where she collaborated with ZCHARD and the Zambian Ministry of Health to scale Programme Mwana, an SMS test result delivery system to support early infant …



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.