Read about Elena Cristina Carrasco Comes
Elena Cristina Carrasco Comes
Capacity building specialist
Service for Geospatial Information and Telecommunications Technologies, UN Global Service Centre, Department of Operational Support
What brought you to a career in technology at the United Nations?
As an expert in Supply Chain and having worked in different UN settings, I found an opportunity to help other practitioners to get the most of a software by working in its implementation, by combining business processes together with software processes.
What has been your favorite IT project at the United Nations and what was your technical contribution?
Working in the implementation of SAP Umoja where I combined Business Process' knowledge of many areas of the UN with SAP technicalities.
What advice would you give women interested in pursuing a field in technology?
Technology is in constant evolution, be prepared to keep on learning.