“To be valuable, you’ve got to start to understand why and how organizations work. Ask the important questions. Cultivate your interests and translate it into practical skills you can bring to the table.”
ANOUSH RIMA TATEVOSSIAN is Director of UN Relations at GSMA and former Strategic Communications & Partnerships Officer for UN Global Pulse, within in the Executive Office of the Secretary-General at the United Nations.
Global Pulse is an innovation initiative which focuses on big data for global development and humanitarian action.
She has held leadership positions in the NGO sector, including as Director of Projects and Partnerships for Mobile Active – a global network of experts using mobile technology for social impact, and as the Executive Director of the Armenian Volunteer Corps – a grassroots development organization in Armenia.
Anoush Rima holds a B.A. from the College of William & Mary, and is a graduate of the USC Master of Public Diplomacy program. During her studies at USC she worked at the Australian Consulate-General in Los Angeles to design interactive public diplomacy programs, and was the first Editor-in-Chief of Public Diplomacy Magazine, launched in 2009.