Africa Impact Evaluation Workshops
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Aboubacar Traore No Description
Antonio E. Kanda No Description
Amanda Glassman No Description
Alvaro S. Gonzalez Alvaro González is the Principal Economist for the Jobs Group at the World Bank. At the Bank, he has advised governments in Africa, East and Central Europe, the Middle East, South Asia and Latin America. Alvaro is a microeconomist specialized in firm performance, competition and regulatory issues. For most of his career, his research interests have been in identifying factors that affect the performance and productivity growth of firms in developing economies. At present, he is now focused on how these topics relate to firm-level job creation, destruction and the nature of jobs created and who has the best chance to get (or lose) these jobs. Before working for the Bank, he worked in the ICT sector in the public sector, as a regulator, and in the private sector. He was employed at Bell Labs as a Research Scientist in the Internet Economics and Statistics research group right after finishing his PhD. Alvaro did graduate work in economics at MIT and the California Institute of Technology (Caltech). He was born in Montevideo, Uruguay.
Alexandre SERRES No Description
Amitsinh Vaghela Founder Director of Earth Carbon, online portal for climate change solutions.
Annette Scarpitta Annette Scarpitta has worked with Sub-Saharan African education and gender-integration programs for more than 10 years. Priding herself on impacting vulnerable communities, she believes that increased economic growth must include developing and growing capacities of everyone - particularly women and girls. She is Founder and Director of Rwenena Kids of Hero Women Rising. Serving a remote village in South Kivu, Democratic Republic of Congo, Rwenena Kids provides education to vulnerable children. The program includes literacy training for mothers and leadership training for adolescents and young women, as well as community sensitization for all. Ms. Scarpitta contributes to gender-integration program design and develops informed theories of change for sustainable impact. She provides consulting services for organizations, including cross-cultural communications facilitation to avoid costly missteps.
Mohd Arif No Description
Ivan Steenkamp Experienced development practitioner, management services practitioner, facilitator, trainer with qualifications in education, marketing, management, financial management and business management. PhD scholar at UNICAF University. Strong background in all aspects of strategic and business management, people development and management, organisational transformation and design. High level of interpersonal interaction combined with sound problem analysis capacity. Well-developed communication, project planning and organisation skills, with strong aptitude to motivate and train teams and individuals in order to transfer skills. High levels of cognitive and emotional capacity. Versatile, adaptable and energetic. Strong focus on mentoring, empowering and enabling co - workers to become self-directed and life-long learners and to make an impact on their environments.