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About the authors

  • Devang Vussonji

    Devang Vussonji is a partner at Dalberg Advisors, a firm focused on promoting inclusive and sustainable growth in the world. He is the founder of Dalberg’s Tanzania office and he leads Dalberg’s education to employment practice. He advises governments and donors on youth unemployment issues, in both developing and developed countries. Of late, he has been focused on how countries can create jobs by attracting private sector investments, industrializing their economies, and promoting more inclusive growth.
  • Carlijn Nouwen

    Carlijn Nouwen is a partner at Dalberg Advisors in the Johannesburg office with financial inclusion as one of her core focus areas. She works with public, private, and social sector clients to increase inclusion for un- and underbanked populations. This requires a deep and meaningfully different understanding of customer needs, combined with innovations in product/service offering, distribution, back-office processes and capitalization (including blended finance).