CARE USA Impact and Innovation Team
***Alumna of the Ashoka Visionary Program (East Africa) 2020/2021***
In May 2021, Ninon Ndayikengurukiye joined the CARE USA Impact and Innovation Team, as the Regional Innovation Advisor for the East, Central and Southern Africa. She has 11 years of experience in managing national and regional communication, advocacy and innovation projects and campaigns within multi-cultural and fragile settings.
With a background leading research and design, Ninon was leading up to now a consortium of local and international organizations for a EU-funded project built on Human Centered Design approaches, the project seeks to empower and capacitate Civil Society Organizations through innovative approaches for them to effectively participate in influencing policies in BURUNDI for the issues that matter to them. She has been coordinating innovation interventions from the early days of the HUB with the support of CARE USA Innovation team with special focus in designing and experimenting solutions that respond to community emerging issues, and gathering diversified audience (researchers, right-holders, decision-makers) in this process of creating new values in solving community problems.
Ninon has a Master degree in Digital communication and advertising strategies from ENACO/France and a background in Telecoms where she was leading solutions development and deployment.
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