Building the capacity of Yemeni media to fight off disinformation
This summer, I worked as a stabilization and transition intern for DT Global, an international development company based in Washington DC. I embedded with their Yemen program management unit, helping to administer a program that builds the capacity of local media organizations and journalists through funding and training.
In my time there, I got to work on a variety of projects that allowed me to put into practice the things I have learned in my GHD coursework so far. I helped the team design an impact evaluation to measure the effectiveness of the program, I translated, coded and analyzed interview and survey data to help refine the program’s approach, and I contributed to a $5 million grant proposal to expand the program’s reach in Yemen. I also published a blog post about the media landscape in Yemen based on my analysis of survey and interview data.