Dr. Adhiambo Odaga is an executive consultant on sustainable development with vast experience in natural resources management, education, institution building as well as broadening youth and women’s access to financial services. She was the pioneer Managing Director of Dangote Foundation and West African Representative of the Ford Foundation for twelve years. Before joining the foundation, she worked on a project to strengthen the role of the World Bank in promoting female education in Africa. She also served as Social Scientist for West Africa for the International Potato Center.