OUR TEAM

We are builders, makers, and entrepreneurs; equal parts strategists and storytellers, anthropologists and economists; designers, technologists, and political scientists. We share global expertise and a passion for improving governance and development worldwide.

Abubakar Sadiq Idris

Operations & Finance Associate

Adam Parker

Senior Designer

Adam Talsma

Regional Director for Africa

Ahmed Rufai Isah

Program Associate

Amira El-Sayed

Director of Programs & Strategy

Andrew Haupt

Chief Operating Officer

Carrie Oppenheimer

Director of Programs & Learning

Chelsey Lepage

Program Manager

Corey Chao

Strategic Designer

Georgette Stewart

Finance Manager

Ijeoma Ofonagoro

Program & Operations Manager

Kisha Bwenge

Communications & Advocacy Associate

Laura Freschi

Director of Advocacy

Lauren Gardner

Senior Program Manager

Marielle Velander

Research Manager

Nadav Green

Finance Associate

Panthea Lee

Principal

Ugochi Ekwueme

Program Associate

Yop Rwang Pam

Program Associate

Zack Brisson

Principal

COLLABORATORS

Jeremy Evans

Kate Petty

Matthew McNaughton