Beryl Levinger

Distinguished Professor and Program Chair, International Policy and Development; Master of Public Administration, MIIS

Beryl began her international development career as a Peace Corps Volunteer in rural Colombia. Since that time, she has worked on six continents and in more than 50 countries. Prior to coming to MIIS, Dr. Levinger held executive positions with Save the Children, CARE, and AFS Intercultural programs. Her consulting clients include a mix of intergovernmental organizations (e.g., UNHCR, the World Bank, the World Food Programme, the InterAmerican Development Bank); international NGOs (e.g., the Red Cross, Save the Children, Grameen Foundation, Project Concern International); and the U.S. government.

Matt Reeves

AKF Global Lead, Civil Society

Matt has worked for over fifteen years in international development and social change organisations, supporting the design, implementation and measurement of civil society organisational, network and systems strengthening initiatives in over twenty-five countries in Africa, Asia, Europe and Latin America. Prior to joining AKF, he worked as Global Director for Capacity Development at Pact. In his current role, Matt is responsible for the development, piloting and scale-up of a toolkit to support the implementation and measurement of the Aga Khan Foundation’s civil society strengthening portfolio.

Cynthia Onyango

AKF Regional Adviser, Civil Society

Bio Coming Soon.

Guest Instructors

The Design Bootcamp will also seek to draw upon Guest Instructors from AKF/AKDN. In East Africa, for example, guest instructors may include Alex Awiti (Director, East African Institute, Aga Khan University), Rhonda Breit (Associate Dean, Graduate School of Media & Communications, Aga Khan University), Constance Shumba (AKF Global Advisor, Health), Atrash Ali (Manager, AKF Coast Region), Patrick Sikana (Regional Programme Director, AKF East Africa), Graham Wood (CEO, AKF East Africa), and Munir Ahmad (AKF Global Lead, Innovation).