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Panel: Shifting realities, shifting capabilities: Understanding the evolving ecosystem of development and the next generation development professional

03may11:30 am12:30 pmPanel: Shifting realities, shifting capabilities: Understanding the evolving ecosystem of development and the next generation development professionalEvelyne Dioh Simpa (Senegal), Bama Athreya (USA), Yomna Mustafa (Egypt), Moderator: Tine Knott USA)11:30 am - 12:30 pm(GMT-04:00) View in my time

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Development professionals are adapting to an evolving environment in which the settled relationships and hierarchies of previous decades no longer apply. This emerging environment calls for greater agility, more nuanced approaches to problem solving, more authentic partnerships, and a deeper appreciation for the ways that various actors—from grassroots to global—can complement one another. Funders speakers: TBA

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May 3(Wednesday) 11:30am - 12:30pm(GMT-04:00)

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Speakers for this event

  • Bama Athreya

    Bama Athreya

    Deputy Assistant Administrator, Development, Democracy and Innovation, USAID (USA)

    USAID

      Seasoned executive leader and technical expert on gender and social inclusion, labor, business and human rights, trafficking in persons and digital rights. Experience in nonprofit management, strategic philanthropy and partnerships, and public policy. Certified in strategic diversity and inclusion management. Proven track record growing organizational revenues, increasing visibility, leading mergers and redefining vision, mission, and strategy for organizations entering new phases of growth and development. Expert trainer on gender and social inclusion. Current research focus on Future of Work. Extensive experience in public speaking, writing and serving as media spokesperson.

      Deputy Assistant Administrator, Development, Democracy and Innovation, USAID (USA)

    • Evelyne Dioh Simpa

      Evelyne Dioh Simpa

      WIC Capital, Managing Partner (Senegal)

      WIC Capital, Managing Partner (Senegal)

    • Tine Knott

      Tine Knott

      Senior Vice President, DAI (USA)

        “Tine oversees the development, marketing, and delivery of DAI’s development solutions for the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), the State Department, and other U.S. Government clients.

        Tine previously served as Vice President of DAI’s Center for Secure and Stable States, which she launched in 2017 with a mission to raise the bar for development and security programming in fragile environments. For the three years prior, she was DAI’s Managing Director for Governance, Transition, and Stability, where she was responsible for the company’s portfolio of good governance, stabilization, political transition, countering violent extremism, peace building, citizen security, and public financial management work.

        Before joining DAI in 2011, Tine spent 15 years with USAID, including assignments in Ghana, Jordan, Mozambique, and Peru, as well as in Washington, D.C. In her final USAID assignment, as the Senior Development Advisor in Jordan, Tine developed cross-sectoral and politically sensitive programming in human rights, good governance, and poverty, and was responsible for managing relationships with host government counterparts, other U.S. Government agencies, civil society, and the media. Before her career in development, Tine spent time in Nigeria teaching at the University of Ibadan and participating in the pro-democracy movement. She is fluent in Portuguese and Spanish with skills in French and Norwegian.”

        Senior Vice President, DAI (USA)

      • Yomna Mustafa

        Yomna Mustafa

        Chief of Party, DAI (Egypt)

        Chief of Party, DAI (Egypt)

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