Ochanya Adah is a Technology Design & Program Specialist at I4DI. She has a strong background in conducting and leading extensive user and market research and designing human-centered solutions.

She has combined her knowledge of product design and design thinking in the Health, Agriculture, and Information Technology sectors to advance human and economic development leveraging innovation, creativity, problem solving and critical thinking skills. So far the focus of her work has been through research and innovation, providing data-backed options for decision making for a Tanzanian health start up geared towards improving government health policy making in Tanzania and developing solutions to improve agricultural practices and food security affected by climate change in Nigeria.

Ochanya is a scholar of the Geneza school of design, through the ingressive for good 1000 women in design scholarship program. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy from the University of Ibadan and is an active member of the BMGA fellows program, an initiative that is geared towards women education and empowerment in Africa.

Elizabeth Issac is I4DI’s Director, Research & Programs.  She has a strong background in small and medium enterprise development, trade, and capacity building, with a particular focus on effective project management, monitoring, evaluation, and research. Prior to joining I4DI, Ms. Issac led start-ups, implementation
Amina Nukovic Grljevic is I4DI’s Recruiting and Proposal Capture Associate. She supports business development efforts with capture planning and management, recruitment, resource assessment, and costing, as well as other business development support activities during the proposal and post-submittal phases. She is passionate about process
Dzenana Sabic Hamidovic is I4DI’s Social Development Advisor. Ms. Sabic specializes in social protection, inclusion, and human rights based approaches to programing, policy development, and implementation strategies. She has nearly a decade of experience in consulting for and advising UN agencies, governments, and NGOs