Kasia Jakimowicz

Kasia Jakimowicz

Consultant, Solutions for Youth Employment (S4YE)

Kasia Jakimowicz is responsible for Partnership and Outreach at Solutions for Youth Employment (S4YE). 

She is a strategic policy advisor and entrepreneur, guiding the design, development, and implementation of global policies and programs on technology, innovation and entrepreneurship in public service consulting companies, think-tanks and international organizations (World Bank, UN, EU). She focuses on exploring how technology can solve global challenges.

Prior to joining the World Bank, she consulted for International Telecommunication Union (ITU) Office for Europe, worked as a Senior Program Advisor at the European Commission designing European Innovation Council's blended finance accelerator and she had supported the Vice President of the European Commission, Andrus Ansip, at the Working Group on Digital Entrepreneurship at UN Broadband Commission for Sustainable Development. 

She has been a visiting mentor at MIT Media Lab Global Ventures (Data and AI for the post-COVID world) and AI for Impact, She has been also an Innovation in Government Fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation and a contributor to Data Smart City Solutions.  She mentored numerous hackathons and innovation challenges around the world, including MIT IDEAS Innovation Challenge, and MIT Covid19 Hack4theFuture Hackathon. 

She graduated with a Master in Public Administration from Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) as a part of the Mason Fellows cohort, experienced leaders from emerging and developing economies.