Read about Sarah Sawe

Sarah Sawe
Project Associate
Early Warning and Assessment Division, United Nations Environment Programme


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

At the United Nations I was looking for a global experience where we are not limited in terms of technology projects. Thriving with technological evolution is very easy as you can explore many projects.


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

I have helped develop an SDG data app where countries can access SDG-related data. This application is used to measure SDG progress.


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

Go for your passions. Always be open-minded. Be open to new ideas, innovation and revolutions in technology.