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Jessica Sinclair Taylor

Communications Officer - Mwananchi and RAPID

Portrait of Jessica Sinclair Taylor
<p>Jessica is Communications Officer for the Research and Policy in Development programme. She has expertise in developing communications strategies, production management, social media and digital communications, editing and delivering training in research communications.</p>

Jessica joined the Research and Policy in Development programme as a Communications Officer in 2012 after spending a year working on the Climate and Development Knowledge Network's online communications. Prior to joining ODI, Jessica was a Fulbright Scholar at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Boston, and worked as Campaigns Officer for the Fawcett Society and for a grass-roots women's empowerment organisation in Rajasthan, India.

Her work with RAPID covers delivering strategic communications for the programme and for individual projects (including the BetterEvaluation site), producing complex communications products and editing and advising on message and channels for individual pieces of research.

  1. Tell it like it is: what works for social accountability in Africa?


  2. Accountability starts with acknowledgment: local media and health care in Ethiopia


  3. Sierra Leone’s cold spot? Young people, elections and accountability in Kono


  4. Young people, jobs and accountability in Sierra Leone: getting from marginality to dialogue?


  5. Introduction to the Mwananchi Programme in Sierra Leone