Technology has increasingly become the focus of education aid and international action. However, much of these education resources are predicated on schools having reliable access to the Internet. While traveling through Mauritania, I saw computers sitting, dust-covered, on shelves because they couldn’t be kept charged, and well-designed education materials unused because they relied on Internet […]
Before leading Project Connect, Ms. Jacobs was a policy advisor to Secretary Hillary Clinton in her campaign for President of the United States. Prior to this, she worked in the Bureau of Conflict and Stabilization Operations at the U.S. Department of State, the UNICEF Innovation Unit, the UN Department of Peacekeeping Operations, and the UN Development Programme (UNDP).