Read about Nina Kickinger
Associate Information Systems Officer
United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs
What brought you to a career in technology at the United Nations?
My interest to use technology and innovation (the means) for ends that matter, such as humanity or environmental protection.
What has been your favorite IT project at the United Nations and what was your technical contribution?
The Space4Water Project: https://www.space4water.org
What advice would you give women interested in pursuing a field in technology?
Go for it if you enjoy problem solving. Working in a STEM related field is empowering. In turn, it allows you to build tools or platforms that empower others to achieve their goals. Training an analytical mindset can help you in many areas of your life. If you would like to read more about some truly inspiring women - the first programmers at NASA read https://www.history.com/news/human-computers-women-at-nasa