Who We Are

Amrita Ahuja ●

Development economist and social entrepreneur.

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Catherine Thomas ○

Social psychologist at Stanford University.

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Esther Hsu Wang ○

Social entrepreneur with expertise scaling culture and operations around the world.

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Gustav Praekelt ○

South African tech entrepreneur and founder of Praekelt Group.

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Jeanine Condo ○

Professor at University of Rwanda and public health expert.

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Michael Kremer ○

Professor of Economics at University of Chicago and Nobel Laureate.

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Munshi Sulaiman ○

BRAC Africa Research Lead and faculty at BRAC University.

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Paul Wang ●

Social entrepreneur and expert on the use of data & evidence for social impact.

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Richard Sedlmayr ●

Philanthropy professional and behavioral development economist.

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Richard Tugume Tulyahikayo ○

Impact investment professional, social entrepreneur, and East Africa expert.

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Robert On ●

Data scientist and software engineer.

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Ruchi Sanghvi ○

Software engineer and tech entrepreneur.

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Sanjay Purohit ○

Tech veteran and Chief Curator at Societal Platform.

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Supreet Kaur ○

Professor of Economics at UC Berkeley.

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Temina Madon ●

UC Berkeley faculty member and tech startup advisor.

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Valmik Ahuja ○

Philanthropy professional with a special interest in education, equity, and evidence-based policy.

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(●) Members steer day-to-day operations.

(○) Advisors volunteer ad hoc support.

Investment committees are comprised of members, advisors, and external experts.

The Global Development Incubator provides fiscal sponsorship and strategic support.