This blog has been created by a group of four Malmö University Master of Communication for Development Students: Casey, Pearl, Ronald and Zainab. The students, in their second and final year of the Master program, have developed an interest in, and greater understanding of, community media during their studies.
WHO WE ARE:
Casey graduated from the University of Queensland, Australia with bachelor degrees in Arts (English Literature) and Journalism in 2002. Casey has worked in communication and media advisory roles in government in Australia, with UNICEF in Bangladesh and currently works for the United Nations Resident Coordinator’s Office in Cambodia.
Pearl comes from a Korean/Canadian background and has a bachelor’s degree in English Linguistics, as well as, a bachelor’s degree in Education. Pearl has worked in Asia (China, Vietnam, S.Korea, Japan) as a teacher over the past decade, and now resides in Sweden with her family while she continues her studies.
Ronald comes from Uganda, East Africa and he holds a Bachelors of Adult and Community Education from Makerere University Kampala. He is currently pursuing a Master Arts in Communication for Development at Malmo University, Sweden. He works with Feed The Children as Project Officer- Monitoring, Evaluation and Communication. He has vast working experience in the area of HIV/AIDS prevention, care and support among young people.
Zainab is from the Northern part of Nigeria. She has a bachelor’s degree in pharmacy from the University of Benin- Nigeria and a Masters in Business Administration from the Blekinge Institute of Technology Sweden. Also a certified project manager, she has practiced as a pharmacist for six years (government and private) and currently works for the World Health Organization‘s Expanded Program for Immunization/Polio Eradication Initiative Program in Nigeria.