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Carly Virtue

Carly joined DOT in 2023 and the VP Finance, Acting CFO. With almost 20 years of professional experience, Carly packs the power of a CPA and MBA in leading DOTs global financial strategy. Her experience and education has helped her reach leading multiple corporate service departments for global enterprises, and as a vCFO consultant for a multitude […]

Dani Shen

As Finance Officer at DOT, Dani plays a crucial role in supporting the finance team’s operations in Ottawa. Equipped with an Ontario Advanced Diploma in Business Administration – Accounting from Algonquin College in Ottawa, Dani brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the financial realm. Her professional journey includes serving as a public servant […]

Matthew Cosgrove

Matt supports DOT’s global monitoring and evaluation efforts to provide our partners and country teams with assessments of our programs’ impact. These efforts include: 1) Engaging with Country teams and various HQ departments to develop Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning best practices and assessment tools; 2) Researching and implementing social impact assessment methods, indicators and data […]

Teresa Gomes

Prior to joining DOT, Teresa worked on several climate change and climate justice focused initiatives, where she conducted research, coordinated projects, and managed stakeholders. At the Shareholder Association for Research and Education, she helped manage the Climate Engagement Canada program, which mobilized 30 plus institutions in the financial community to promote a just transition to […]

Ali Kaviri

Ali is a DOT alumnus with over eight years of experience being at the forefront of many issues that promote pro-poor values, gender equality, good governance and social justice in Africa and in Canada. While working as a digital champion and community leader with DOT Uganda, Ali became aware of how little his peers were […]

Abby Hamre

As Marketing Officer at DOT, Abby brings vast creative skills, including graphic design, social media management, and video production, to elevate the organization’s outreach and engagement. She leads marketing campaigns, using her expertise to create visually appealing content that resonates with the target audience.  Before joining DOT, Abby worked as an E-learning Course Developer at […]

Mazen El Kadi

Mazen has more than 10 years of experience in Business Development & Quality Assurance with local & international humanitarian & development NGOs. Expertise lies in Program Design, Data Analysis, Digital Transformation, and E-Learning. Throughout his career, Mazen led fundraising efforts with a variety of donors by securing grants ranging between USD$ 100,000 to USD$ 80,000,000 […]

Nada Ghaoui

Nada Ghaoui is the Vice President, Marketing and Development for Digital Opportunity Trust, supporting the network in delivering on the vision where all underserved and disadvantaged young women and men realize their potential in an inclusive digital economy.  Nada brings over 24 years of expereince across the MENA business landscape, burnishing a strong reputation in […]

Maria Nehme

Maria Nehme is the Strategy & Operations Manager at OLX in Lebanon. She previously worked in Management Consulting firms such as Booz Allen Hamilton and Booz & Company on several engagements for public and private entities across the Middle East. Maria comes from a background in Economics and holds an MBA from ESSEC Business School […]

Nungari Mwangi

Nungari works at the African Development Bank’s Agri-SME Innovative Financing program where she leads on Strategy, Partnerships and Special Initiatives. Nungari holds a Phd in International Development from the University of Cambridge and has eight years of experience working in development strategy consulting, academic research and humanitarian program management. Previously, Nungari worked at the Alliance for […]

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