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Abhas Jha's picture
Abhas Jha is Sector Manager for Transport, Urban and Disaster Risk Management for East Asia and the Pacific for the World Bank. In this capacity, he... Read more »
Alexandra Endara's picture
Alexandra is the Project Coordinator of the Development Marketplace online course “Innovative Business Models for Better Impact.”  Previous to... Read more »
Located in World Bank Office in Albania. Full BIO coming soon. Read more »
Anita Ayers Henderlight's picture

Meeting some of the “Lost Boys of Sudan” in 2005 along with co-founders of New Sudan Education Initiative (NESEI) in 2006 propelled Anita... Read more »

Beatriz Carranza's picture
Our project entitled: “Cybercafé, Jóvenes con Visión de Equidad” won a grant from the Development Marketplace in 2003. Thi project helped us start the... Read more »
Blythe Nicole Kladney's picture
Blythe Kladney is the Media and Communications Associate for the Development Marketplace, housed in the Leadership, Learning, and... Read more »
Carl Erickson's picture
The Rural Milk Collection project was implemented by Carl Erickson. Carl was a Peace Corps Volunteer in West Africa. Later he worked for Energy Concepts... Read more »
Carolyn Marie Florey's picture

Carolyn Florey is an Operations Officer in the World Bank Group’s Innovation Labs where she works on the Development Marketplace. Carolyn focuses o... Read more »

Cristina Navarrete Moreno's picture

Cristina Navarrete Moreno is a Strategic Innovation Strategist working for the Development Marketplace and Innvation Labs. She works on developing ... Read more »

Diana Hollmann's picture
Writter for | German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) | Bonn, Germany| Read more »

Diletta Doretti

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Donna Barne's picture

Donna has enjoyed working in online news and communications since 1998. A consultant at the World Bank, she has worked for AOL and the District of ... Read more »

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DM Coordinator.

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Dr. Ivan Kennedy's picture
Dr. Kennedy has directed research funded by more than $AUD8million of competitive grants (ARC, GRDC, CRDC, RIRDC, ACIAR, AusAID, World Bank) with a... Read more »
Dr. Parveez Ubed's picture
Dr. Parveez Ubed is the Founder and Managing Director of ERC Eye Care, a sustainable enterprise dedicated to providing quality, affordable and... Read more »
Dr. Shelly Batra's picture
Shelly Batra is an Ashoka Changemaker, best-selling Penguin author, and renowned gynaecologist and obstetrician in New Delhi. She has a deep desire to... Read more »
Drew von Glahn blogs about impact investing, scaling up social businesses, and social entrepreneurship. His full bio is coming soon! Read more »
Edith Wilson's picture

Edie Wilson specializes in how strategic communication and partnerships can be deployed to accelerate the speed and deepen the impact of innovation... Read more »

Ehaab Abdou's picture
Ehaab leads the MENA Development Marketplace program at WBI which currently focuses on Egypt. Prior to joining WBI, he was advisor to the Middle East... Read more »
Ehsan Dulloo's picture

Ehsan Dulloo is a Senior Scientist at Bioversity International of the CGIAR. He has extensive expertise in coordinating research on the conservation... Read more »

Erika Vohman is the founder and executive director of the Maya Nut Institute (formerly The Equilibrium Fund). She has a M.Sc. in Agronomy from the... Read more »
Faheem Noor Ali's picture

Faheem Noor Ali is a consultant in the Innovation Practice of the World Bank Institute.  He has worked in finance, strategy and communications... Read more »


Gail Davenport

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Hartwig Schafer's picture

Hartwig Schafer is responsible for the World Bank’s business policies, practices, and procedures for lending products and knowledge services for cl... Read more »

Iman Bibars's picture
Dr. Bibars is the Regional Director for Ashoka Arab World (AAW) which she launched in 2003. Iman is a Leadership Group Member and Global Diaspora Leader... Read more »
Jan Engels's picture
Johannes Martinus Marie Engels, has been trained in genetics, plant breeding and pedagogic and didactics at the Agricultural University of Wageningen... Read more »
Jennifer Lentfer's picture
Jennifer Lentfer is a writer and consultant that champions responsive, small grant-making mechanisms supporting local leaders and organizations in the... Read more »
Jill Richmond's picture
Jill Richmond joined the Development Marketplace in 2011 and a Senior Consultant –- handling thought leadership campaigns, behavior change and... Read more »
Karen Vega's picture

Karen works with the Innovation Practice on the Development Marketplace at the World Bank. Before joining the World Bank Karen held supervisory and... Read more »

Karen Wachtel Nielsen's picture

spent her early years growing up in Manila and Bangkok. She earned an... Read more »

Kaushal Jhalla - Consultant, Innovation Practice.

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Kirsten Spainhower's picture

Kirsten works with the Innovation Practice on the Development Marketplace. She has a Bachelor's of Science in Environmental Studies from The... Read more »

Kolawole Adebayo's picture
Currently a Senior Lecturer at the University of Agriculture, Abeokuta. Worked for 23 years... Read more »
Maria Belenky's picture

Maria Belenky is a Senior Program Associate at the Results for Development Institute (R4D). She has been working on the Center for Health Market... Read more »

Mariano Montano's picture
Ph. D., Master of Business Administration, Chemical Engineer.· Lipidology: food and feed; omega 3 fatty acids. · Development of forest:... Read more »
Matthew Spacie's picture
Matthew first came to India in 1986 where he worked as a volunteer with The Sisters of Charity in Calcutta. Following his graduation and a number of... Read more »
Melissa Richer and Juli Huang's picture
Ayllu Initiative ... Read more »
Myra Valenzuela's picture
Myra works with the Innovation Practice on the Development Marketplace. She has a Bachelor’s degree in International Relations and French from Tufts... Read more »
Natalia Agapitova's picture
Natalia Agapitova worked extensively with operational and analytical aspects of innovation and social entrepreneurship since 1997, including twelve... Read more »
Neha Misra's picture
Neha Misra is a social entrepreneur and a clean energy expert working for holistic solutions in the intertwined areas of energy access, climate change... Read more »
Nicholas van Praag's picture
Nicholas van Praag managed the communications and advocacy program for the World Development Report 2011. He began his career with the European... Read more »
Nilufar Ahmad's picture

Nilufar Ahmad, a citizen of Bangladesh has worked on poverty, vulnerability, and social inclusion most of her life and is committed to social just... Read more »

Onno Ruhl's picture
Onno Rϋhl is the Country Director, World Bank India. A Dutch national, he was previously the director for operations services and quality in the South... Read more »
Parvathi Menon's picture

With a Masters in Communication, and a specialization in film and television, Parvathi transitioned from applying pure media to designing Web-based... Read more »

Pauline Buffle has been working on climate change adaptation for over 3 years. In 2010, Pauline joined International Union for Conservation of Nature ... Read more »
Perzen Patel's picture
Perzen is an experienced communications and events professional passionate about meeting people from different cultures, hosting corporate events and... Read more »
Phoebe Folger's picture
Phoebe Folger is an Operations Officer in the Health, Nutrition, and Population department in the South Asia region. She was the team leader for the... Read more »
Pramel Kumar Gupta is the Regional Director - North of Vrutti, Livelihoods Resource Centre, a center dedicated to sustainable livelihoods to enhance... Read more »
Rania Salah Seddik's picture
Rania Salah Seddik is the Founder and Managing Director of Gebraa, a hybrid social enterprise that links artisans of traditional Egyptian crafts to... Read more »
Ranya Abdel Baki's picture
Ranya is a development economist with over 12 years of experience in finance and economic and social development. A consultant based in the World... Read more »
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Ruth Heymann's picture
Fundación Tzedaká has been developing, for 21 years, social programs and actions to improve the living conditions of citizens who live in poverty in... Read more »
Sanjay Pradhan's picture
Mr. Sanjay Pradhan is the Vice President of the World Bank Institute. He assumed this position in October 2008. Mr. Pradhan earlier served as the... Read more »
Shiva P. Aryal's picture
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Tim Brown's picture
Tim Brown has been living, gardening, cooking and traveling in Indonesia with his wife and two children for 13 years. He is an environmental economist... Read more »
Tony Kaye's picture
After retiring from academic life, I became a member of the management committee, and then President, of the French-Burkinabé NGO, the Association 'La... Read more »
Victoire Ngounoue's picture
Victoire Ngounoue, a Cameroonian national, is currently Short-Term Consultant for the World Bank Cameroon Country office Governance Program. Her main... Read more »
Virginia Ziulu's picture
Virginia works on the Development Marketplace program with the Innovation Lab department at the World Bank Institute. The focus of her work is to help... Read more »
XiaoHui Wu's picture
XiaoHui Wu is an attorney and land tenure specialist in Landesa’s Beijing office. Read more »
Zeeshan Suhail's picture

Zeeshan is the Communications Focal Point for the World Bank's Multi-Donor Trust Fund for Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, the Federally-Administered Tribal Ar... Read more »