Sophie Pitcher

Marketing Manager,

Sophie joined the GSMA in April 2018. As Marketing Manager for the ClimateTech programme and Central Insights Unit, she is responsible for the strategy and delivery of digital advocacy campaigns, developing video content, infographics, blogs and other multimedia content, as well as editing and managing the design of programme publications. Following university where she studied history, Sophie started her career at Condé Nast before joining the Marketing and Subscriptions team at The Spectator. She joined the GSMA from a creative digital agency called Forge – as a Campaign Manager she was responsible for marketing strategy, content creation and project management for a number of different clients. Sophie recently added to her qualifications and skillset on completion of a graphic design course at Shillington College. Sophie is passionate about the impact of Mobile for Development’s work and is excited to continue to learn more about the development sector at large.



Posts by Sophie Pitcher

Forests and livelihoods: Sustaining People and Planet

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Today marks World Wildlife Day, this year it’s a day to highlight the central role of forests, forest-species and ecosystem services in sustaining the livelihoods of hundreds of millions of people globally. Halting and reversing deforestation delivers a cost-effective and ...

Adapting services for digital inclusion during COVID-19: Grameenphone’s Sign-Line

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During the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s more important than ever to ensure that everyone is digitally included. However, mobile internet and digital content are out of reach for many.

More needs to be done to ensure persons with disabilities access and use accessibility features

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Accessibility features are necessary for mobile to fully become an assistive technology and facilitate connection and participation of persons with disabilities in everyday activities that were not previously possible.

A right to identity is a right to a future

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The GSMA Digital Identity programme continues to play a key role in exploring, advocating and raising awareness of the opportunity for mobile to improve access to official identification and identity-linked services.