Roberts, Tony

  • Research Fellow (September 2015 – July 2016)

    Tony’s research focused on people’s appropriation of technology to secure development and social justice. His doctoral research draws on critical pedagogy and critical feminisms to investigate women’s use of ICTs to address gender discrimination and disadvantage in Zambia’s emerging technology sector. Prior to his doctoral studies, Tony founded and for ten years was the CEO of Computer Aid International, an international NGO that has provided almost 250,000 computers to education and development organizations in over 100 countries. Tony also co-founded the international development agency Coda International, the online conference hosting service WebGathering and the London ICT4D Group. He previously served as a founding Director of the national association of British Overseas NGOs for Development (BOND) and lectured for four years at the University of East London in New Technology and Education.