Managing Innovation for Impact - 2018 Training Course


Applications for the 2018 training closed in July, and we are delighted to announce the following participants as our first cohort: 

MOLLY ABBRUZZESE - Senior Program officer (Innovation team), the bill & melinda gates foundation

moses alobo - Program manager (grand challenges africa), african academy of sciences

shabel firuz - Program Impact & Learning Manager, ISlamic Relief Worldwide

Janne Dingemans - Program Coordinator, Grand Challenges Canada

Won Ki Hong - Planning, Monitoring & Evaluation Specialist, UNICEF South Africa

Noel Juban - Philippines Project Lead for SOcial Innovation in Health Initiative, SIHI Global network

Lorin Kavanaugh-Ulku - Senior Advisor for Grand Challenges, USAID

Myriam Khoury - Vice President (Innovation), Mercy Corps

Farhad Imam - Senior Program Officer (discovery and translational sciences), The bill & Melinda gates foundation

Roy William Mayega - Deputy Chief of Party, Resilient Africa Network

Bathsheba Mbongwe - Director of Research & Partnerships, Botswana Institute for technology research & innovation

Chris Houston - Senior Program Officer (Humanitarian), Grand Challenges Canada

Keith Metzner - Environment Team Leader, USAID Malawi

Shira Mukibi - Business Development Manager, International Centre of Insect Physiology & Ecology

David Sarley - Senior Program Officer, The Bill & melinda Gates Foundation

Zoleka Ngcete - Program Manager, South African Medical Research Council

Elizabeth St George - Head of Scaling Innovative Culture, Australian Government Department of Foreign Affairs & trade

Reina Otsuka - Environmental Specialist, UNDP Rwanda

Loree Semeluk - Deputy Director (Development Innovation Unit), Global Affairs Canada

Vinita Jindal - Senior Manager, Grand Challenges India

Boris Alberda - Innovation Manager, OXFAM

Geremew Tsegaye - Program Manager, Grand Challenges Ethiopia

Magda Banasiak - Senior Innovation Advisor (Research & Evaluation Division), DFID

Michael Santos - Deputy Director (Strategy, Planning and Management), The bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Together, these 24 participants represent 14 different countries (11 in the Global South) and a 50% men 50% women ratio. Watch this space for future opportunities on the IDIA Managing Innovation for Impact training!