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Ilana K.

Strategic Social Enterprise Leader - Focused on Innovation and Rapid Scale

Master's DegreeHarvard University

Kenya

Summary

Strong track record of establishing new impactful programs, innovating for impact and efficiency, and leading rapid scale growth at the base of the pyramid. Recently led One Acre Fund's most ambitious-ever program scale up, enrolling 370,000 Kenyan households in the program, while improving financial efficiency. Extensive on the ground experience managing large field teams in Africa, reaching hundreds of thousands of people. Broad innovation toolkit, including vision and strategy development, design thinking, qualitative research, and rigorous trial measurement. Expertise in rural livelihoods, agriculture, mobile tech, solar, education. Deep commitment to positive organizational culture, new leader development, and building high performing, values-driven teams.

Experience

  • development
  • research & development
  • project design
  • monitoring / evaluation
  • africa
  • ghana
  • kenya
  • malawi
  • tanzania
  • Sectors
  • Funders
  • Countries
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