Ruth Oriama is an Innovation Economics and Governance Specialist at the World Bank Group. She offers technical guidance and facilitates the coordination of programs, policies, and research, drawing on her proficiency in public-sector governance and private-sector development. Ruth holds a PhD in Economics from the Université de Strasbourg and a Master's in Economics, Law, and Management specializing in Innovation and Research Development. Her areas of engagement include sector governance, intellectual property, citizen engagement, and more. Ruth is passionate about creating programs that promote competitiveness and human development and is open to collaborative opportunities in academia and industry. Outside of work, she enjoys nature photography.