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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 […]

Paul Mpokwa

Paul is the Project Manager (Innovative Finance), supporting the implementation of seed funding and grants initiatives at DOT. He brings a wealth of experience in entrepreneurship, innovation, and impactful initiatives. He holds a Master’s degree in Entrepreneurship and Innovation from the University of Edinburgh Business School, he is a recipient of the UK government’s prestigious […]

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 […]

Dounya Bassil

Dounya Bassil has worked in the social development and humanitarian sector for more than 15 years. In that time, she has designed, managed, and evaluated education, child protection, psychosocial health, and other projects targeting Lebanese communities as well as Palestinian and Syrian refugees. To pursue her passion for supporting people and groups to develop their […]

Petronila Ogola

Petronila has more than 12 years of educational publishing, procurement, and project management experience. She excels at producing competitive content and managing vibrant and energetic teams. In her role with DOT Kenya, Petronila coordinates the development and implementation of employee training and professional development programs. She advances learning at DOT Kenya through research, partnerships, and […]

Anthony Omutobe

Anthony Omutobe supports DOT global program strategic initiatives, technical guidance and support in the process of continuous design, management and improvement of M&E practices, processes and systems in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia and Ghana. I also lead in research and provide data processing and analysis support and formulate conclusions and recommendations for decision-making. He […]

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