Dorothy Gordon is a specialist in digital technologies for development. She has over two decades of leadership in this field, working mainly in Africa and Asia on diverse projects and programmes to support greater engagement and action to achieve the SDGs while exploring the impact of technology on society.


She is currently the Chair of the UNESCO Information for All Programme and a board member of UNESCO Institute for Information Technologies in Education. She also supports start-ups and purpose driven innovation as a Board Member and National Expert for WSA. Her extensive experience within the United Nations is complemented by work in the private sector and with civil society organisations globally. She is a pan-africanist and a feminist. Her key areas of interest are gender and technology, technology in education, future of technology including artificial intelligence, security as well as business and tech innovation. She works as a consultant, advisor and volunteer.