Nai Kalema

Program Associate, IDIN


Contact: nai@mit.edu

Nai Lee Kalema is the International Development Innovation Network (IDIN) Program Associate and is responsible for coordinating logistical, operational, and financial processes for a portfolio of sponsored programs at D-Lab. IDIN is a USAID-funded program led by MIT D-Lab which is part of USAID’s Higher Education Solutions Network in the U.S. Global Development Lab. Her experience also includes research, leading field-based student trips, and student mentoring. Nai has been a trip leader for MIT D-Lab courses since 2014, leading numerous class trips to Uganda and one to El Salvador. Before joining MIT in 2013, Nai gained meaningful professional experience in international work at the World Bank, International Finance Corporation (IFC), and International Monetary Fund (IMF), and served as a foreign relations congressional intern on Capitol Hill. Currently, Nai is completing her Master's degree in International Relations from Harvard's Extension School, is a special student at the Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE), and is a member of the 2016 cohort for the Designing for Social Innovation and Leadership program, a global social impact accelerator.

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Mar 20, 2017 - Resilient Africa Network