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

Senior Designer

Adam Talsma

Regional Director for Africa

Ahmed Rufai Isah

Program Coordinator

Carrie Oppenheimer

Associate Director of Programs

Chelsey Lepage

Program Manager

Chioma Agwuegbo

Program Manager

Georgette Stewart

Finance Manager

Ijeoma Mba

Senior Program Associate

Laura Freschi

Director of Partnerships

Lauren Gardner

Program Manager

Madlen Gubernick

Communications & Advocacy Assistant

Marielle Velander

Research Manager

Matthew McNaughton

Program Manager

Nadav Green

Finance Assistant

Nina Kiernan

Associate Director of People & Operations

Panthea Lee


Rose Harvey

Business Operations Assistant

Yop Rwang Pam

Program Associate

Zack Brisson



Jeremy Evans

Kate Petty