Ivie Adidi is a seasoned development economist, with a passion for youth and gender development in Africa. Ivie currently works as a financial and training expert in the Statistics Department of the African Development Bank (AfDB), and has held several other positions in the organisation over the past six years. She also has extensive experience in grant writing and resource mobilisation, and in her spare time mentors young women seeking careers in the development sphere.
Ivie received her bachelor’s degree in Economics from Boston College and her master’s degree in International Political Economy from King’s College London. She is also an IADB certified Project Management for Development specialist.