Gigonomics and the Remote Revolution: Building a Meaningful Career Globally

In April 2024, Dr. Jennifer Bangoura, Head of Platform at the Future of Learning Fund and former Director of Career Innovation at Nexford University led a terrific interactive workshop PCDN Career Campus members. Take a look at summary below, a list of key resource and watch the recording to get tons of ideas for advancing your remote impact career.

Key Tips:

Finding Remote Jobs: Utilize various platforms and networks to locate remote job opportunities in the social impact sector.

Building Skills: Focus on key skills such as digital literacy, communication, and self-management to stand out in the remote job market.

Navigating Challenges:

  • Be aware of location-based salary differences and set clear boundaries to manage work-life balance.
  • Develop new networking strategies to advance your career remotely.

Leveraging Resources:

  • Explore podcasts, websites, and communities dedicated to remote work to stay informed and connected.
  • Look for volunteer opportunities and certificates to enhance your profile and build relevant experience.

Key Resources from the Workshop:

Job boards and career resources:

Educational resources:

Other resources:

About Dr. Jennifer Bangoura:

Dr. Jennifer Bangoura has extensive experience in global edtech, international workforce development, and career center programs. She holds a Doctorate in Organizational Change and Leadership from the University of Southern California and a Master’s in International Education from the SIT Graduate Institute. Dr. Bangoura has served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Mali and worked on various international projects, including those funded by USAID. She is dedicated to expanding remote and social impact career opportunities worldwide.