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About Us

DG Board of Directors

Our board is comprised of experts from around the globe.

Adrianus Melkert
Adrianus Melkert
Chair of the Board

Extraordinary Councillor, Netherlands Council of State

James Beresh
James Beresh
Chair of the Finance Committee

Senior Director of Finance at Global Giving

Lindsay Coates
Lindsay Coates
Chair of the Fund Raising Committee

Managing Director, Ultra-Poor Graduation at BRAC USA

Kim Yi Dionne
Kim Yi Dionne
Member

Assistant Professor of Political Science at the University of California, Riverside

Nathaniel Heller
Nathaniel Heller
Member

Executive Vice President at the Results for Development Institute (R4D)

Homi Kharas, Ph.D
Homi Kharas, Ph.D
Chair of the Audit Committee

Senior Fellow and Acting Vice President, Global Economy and Development program at the Brookings Institution

Brenda Killen
Brenda Killen
Member

Director of the Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Movement Secretariat

Panthea Lee
Panthea Lee
Member

Co-Founder and Principal at Reboot; former Programmes and Partnerships Officer, UNICEF

Nanjira Sambuli
Nanjira Sambuli
Member

Researcher, Policy Analyst, and Advocacy Strategist; former Senior Policy Manager at the World Wide Web Foundation

Rian Wanstreet
Rian Wanstreet
Member

PhD Candidate at the University of Washington; Mozilla Open Science Fellow

Josh Powell
Josh Powell
Ex-officio; non-voting