Explain what you do in 7 words
Tech startup matchmaker, sparking on-ground magic!
Where you’re from and where you are now?
Coded in Manila. Programmed and trained across New York, Lilongwe and Cape Town. And under fine-tuning between Stockholm and Haarlem.
What you were doing before joining UNICEF?
Once upon a time, long before my UN stint, I interned at a Midtown Manhattan start-up social enterprise by day and briefly moonlighted as a club promoter in the Meatpacking District by night.
What has been your biggest success in your role at UNICEF?
Dreamt up and built from the ground up our innovation venture in Malawi – the warm heart of Africa.
What was your dream job when you were a child?
Plastic Surgeon / Diplomat
What is your hidden skill / talent?
Pirouette, pop-and-lock, and occasionally pour out some melodies.