Social Impact Professionals, Research Analyst in the United Kingdom – Social Steps #01 – Social Steps
How to develop a technology career with a political science degree? Why academic skills are so important to make positive change?
In this episode, we talk to Francisca Sassetti, a research analyst whose work is focused on migration, modern slavery, and technology. After arriving in the United Kingdom to pursue her master’s degree at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), Francisca ended up learning coding skills to work in tech to pay for her studies. Francisca’s background in political science and technology inspired her to investigate tech for good in Europe, Asia, and Latin America.
- Francisca Sassetti, PhD candidate at the Royal Holloway, University of London, MSc in Comparative Politics from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), the United Kingdom, and BSc in Political Science from the Institute of Social and Political Sciences at the University of Lisbon, Portugal. Former Research Assistant at the United Nations University Institute in Macau in the Migrant Tech project
Francisca’s book and documentary recommendations:
- Factory Girls: From Village to City in a Changing China;
- The True Cost.
Social Steps on Spotify (link).
Social Steps on Google Podcasts (link).
Social Steps on Apple Podcasts (link).
Social Steps on YouTube (link).