Working in Development Forum 2019 Working in Development Forum 2019

Working in Development Forum 2019

Tuesday 19 February 2019

Julian Study Centre | 2pm to 6pm

All students are welcome to join this year's Working in Development Forum, an opportunity to meet development practitioners(including DEV graduates) working in various sectors, including the environment, media and communications, gender, impact evaluation, children and education, and humanitarianism. 

The forum is the main annual careers and employability event here in the School of International Development and offers an opportunity for students to hear speakers from Oxfam, DFID, ODI, WaterAid, DEFRA, Plan International, Save the Children, Ecorys, AbleChild Africa and more, who will share insights on their career paths and trends relevant to their sector.

Our keynote speaker for this event is Tom Baker, Head of Mobilisation at Save the Children, who has also worked for Bond, Christian Aid and Tearfund, and leads on Save the Children's campaigning and advocacy. 


Timings for the day will be as follows. Rooms and speakers for each panel will be released nearer the day.

2-2.55pm: Introduction and keynote speaker

3-3.45pm: Panel sessions

3.45pm-4.15pm: Tea and coffee

4.15pm-5pm: Panel sessions

5pm-6pm: Drinks reception 


This is a great opportunity for students to meet and learn from practitioners, including DEV alumni. We look forward to seeing you there!

This is a free event but please book your place so that we can provide enough refreshments on the day. Register your place on the UEA Careers Central Event page