BA, St Lawrence University, New York; Master's in International Development, The American University, Washington DC; postgraduate Certificate in Management Development, Jones International University, in conjunction with UNDP. Former international development professional with over 20 years of social and economic development experience working with the UN and management consulting firms across Africa, Asia and the US. Strategic advisory services focused on open social innovation and development policy to high-value development agencies working across Africa. Founder and CEO, Afroes. Public speaker.