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Charlyne Restivo
Project Officer & Coordinator of the Network of Women in Standards
International Telecommunication Union Standardization Sector, International Telecommunication Union


What brought you to a career in technology at the United Nations?

My passion for innovation, advocacy for equality of opportunity and addressing societal issues, by leveraging digital technologies to drive positive change and contribute to a safer, more connected world.


What has been your favorite technology project or initiative at the United Nations and why? What was your contribution?

One of my most fulfilling experiences at the United Nations has been contributing to projects that bridge the gap between technical expertise and public understanding. By translating complex technical language and promoting ITU Telecommunication Standardization Sector (ITU-T) outputs, I help showcase the incredible work of the ITU and its impact on our global community.


What advice would you give women interested in pursuing a field in technology?

For women aspiring to enter the tech industry, remember that you have the power to excel and shape the future. Join the ITU Network of Women in Standards for opportunities to showcase your expertise, drive ICT standardization, and forge invaluable connections.