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 Assistant

Adam Parker

Communications Designer

Adam Talsma

Senior Designer and Country Manager, Nigeria

Ahmed Rufai Isah

Program Coordinator

Asch Harwood

Senior Program Manager

Carrie Oppenheimer

Associate Director of Programs

Chioma Agwuegbo

Program Manager

Georgette Stewart

Finance Manager

Ijeoma Mba

Program & Operations Associate

Laura Freschi

Director of Partnerships

Lauren Gardner

Program Manager

Madlen Gubernick

Communications & Advocacy Intern

Marielle Velander

Senior Program Associate

Matthew McNaughton

Program Manager

Nadav Green

Business Operations Intern

Nina Kiernan

Associate Director of People & Operations

Panthea Lee


Rose Harvey

Business Operations Intern

Sheba Rivera

Programs Intern

Yop Rwang Pam

Program Associate

Zack Brisson



Jeremy Evans

Kate Petty