In collaboration with Engineering for Change, the DIL Mobile Data Collection Webinar Series will provide participants with an introduction to a sample of survey software tools transforming the collection of data for international development research and how they might implement each tool within their own work.
About VOTO: The VOTO Platform is an unparalleled mobile phone notification and survey system. Create and send calls from anywhere – no software installation or equipment required. Start making calls instantly, with free credit to help you get started and highly affordable rates.
Presenter: Melissa Persaud, Regional Director of Programs, VOTO Mobile
Melissa Persaud is the Regional Director of Programs for VOTO Mobile, a Ghana and US-based mobile engagement social enterprise. In her role, she builds and maintains partnerships with impact-oriented organizations in order to provide better choices to more voices around the globe. Personally, Mélissa has a passion for program design and implementation, mobile for development (M4D), and financial inclusion. She holds a master’s degree in development practice from the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University and a BA from Lafayette College. Mélissa is also a Returned Peace Corps Volunteer and is currently based in Washington, D.C.