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About Us

DG Board of Directors

Our board is comprised of experts from around the globe.

Aleksander Dardeli
Aleksander Dardeli
Board Chair

Executive Vice President, IREX

Dr. Jennifer Bangoura
Dr. Jennifer Bangoura
Board Member

Director of Career Innovation, Nexford University

James Beresh
James Beresh
Chair of the Finance Committee

Senior Director of Finance at Global Giving

Kim Yi Dionne
Kim Yi Dionne
Board Member

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

Worku Gachou
Worku Gachou
Board Member

Vice President, Inclusive Impact & Sustainability, Visa

Nathaniel Heller
Nathaniel Heller
Board Member

Executive Vice President, Results for Development Institute (R4D)

George Kogolla
George Kogolla
Board Member

IREX Representative in Kenya and East Africa

Josh Powell
Josh Powell
Ex-officio; non-voting

Nanjira Sambuli
Nanjira Sambuli
Board Member

Fellow, Technology and International Affairs Program at The Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

Dalen Todd
Dalen Todd
Board Member

Senior Director of Business Development, IREX

Dr. Hasan Tuluy
Dr. Hasan Tuluy
Board Member

Economist & Advisor, Centennial Group

Dr. Zainab Usman
Dr. Zainab Usman
Board Member

Senior Fellow & Director of the Africa Program, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace