The UN peacekeeping mission in Mali’s Conduct and Discipline Team (CDT) required advocacy and outreach work through a communications campaign I helped realise.
Maxwell Stamp, a consultancy agency managing the Social Protection and Sustainable Livelihoods (SPSL) project, which operates under the Lao-Australia Rural Livelihoods programme, required training tools and materials for use in the field.
While working in Laos in 2013, a peer from the World Health Organization expressed the urgent need to communicate important vaccination schedules to women and community members in villages nationwide.
The Dog Doctor was a project run in 2012 by the Animal Management in Rural and Remote Indigenous Communities (AMRRIC) of Australia. The facilitator / coordinator, Ktima Heathcote approached me to assist with the post-production of educational materials including a DVD and pamphlets about Dog Health in the Barkly area of the Northern Territory.
Handicap International in Laos is a special branch given that it runs programs for beneficiaries who are both affected by UXO and remote, rural poverty. I was recruited as a Communications consultant to design a series of IEC tools and learning materials.
I am Steph.Raj, a global design and communications professional.
I am influenced by the richness in my global life experience, citing references to my work in arts, culture, public health, rural livelihoods, remote places and design for humanity.
The Public Information Office (PIO) of the UN mission in Mali recruited me as a designer in 2014. Aside from producing some of their print media requirements, I also oversaw and engaged in the design and production of the mission’s 1-year anniversary responsive website. The site featured content such as video interviews and an interactive timeline of events that occurred since the establishment of the peacekeeping operation in Mali.