Read about Lama Ahmad
United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia
What brought you to a career in technology at the United Nations?
I was seeking a new career in a professional environment.
What has been your favorite IT project at the United Nations and what was your technical contribution?
My favorite IT project was building a tool from scratch to create surveys and collect data. I was responsible for meeting with clients, collecting data and transforming this data into functional requirements. I built the system from scratch, complete with visualizations and reports.
What advice would you give women interested in pursuing a field in technology?
Nowadays, the technology field is the most progressive and successful. It's a field where you are constantly evolving and improving.