Dorothea Kleine

Dorothea Kleine is Director of the ICT4D Centre at Royal Holloway, University of London (, which brings together researchers working in the field of information and communication and development. She is Reader (Associate Professor) in Human Geography and directs the specialist MSc in Practising Sustainable Development (ICT4D specialism). Dorothea has published widely on ICT4D and her most recent book is Technologies of Choice: ICTs, Development and the Capabilities Approach (MIT Press 2013). She has worked mainly in Latin America and Africa, conducting collaborative research with local communities and NGOs and acting as advisor to a variety of organizations, including UNESCO, UNICEF, EuropeAid, DFID, the German Development Agency (GIZ) and InWent. Dorothea is the lead author of the study Children, ICTs and Development: Capturing the Potential, Meeting the Challenges (UNICEF 2014), written together with David Hollow and Sammia Poveda.

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