ICTD Master’s Practicum Project Presentations, Fall 2013
Rachel Powers, a graduate of the ATLAS Information and Communication Technology for Development (ICTD) master of science program, clowns with a costumed character during a youth engagement program during her ICTD practicum with the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) in Geneva, Switzerland.
Graduate students in the ATLAS Master of Science in Information and Communication Technology for Development (MS-ICTD) program presented the work they’ve accomplished during their practicum semester on Nov. 20, 2013.
A video of their presentations is on the ATLAS YouTube channel here.
Matt Hulse worked as a researcher in the World Bank headquarters, Washington D.C. As part of the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development’s Transport, Water and Information/Communication Technology (TWICT) group, he aided initiatives in telecommunications, software infrastructure, energy and technology-for-change.
Rachel Powers worked as a junior policy analyst in the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) in Geneva, Switzerland. She focused on focused on both Information Communication Technologies (ICTs) for disability-inclusive development and youth engagement. She wrote an analysis that showed how ICTs can ensure that persons with disabilities are included in social/economic activities.
Rachel Strobel worked as a research officer at the Commonwealth Telecommunications Organisation (CTO) in London. She provided policy and regulatory analysis of projects in CTO’s niche areas. These include: mobile broadband, cyber security, ICTs & disability, skills development, regulation and youth & ICTs.