As an OpenIDEO ambassador, Alisa Ahmadian works with organizations across all sectors to drive real world impact by dreaming up and implementing custom programs that enable innovators around the world to leverage Human Centered Design (HCD) for social change. She has worked with new partners to develop initiatives that delivered nearly US$7 million in seed funding to leading edge social entrepreneurs in 2017-2018. Previously, Ahmadian held positions in every sector, starting with a community organization role with the Fund for the Public Interest. At the Clinton Global Initiative, she worked with Fortune 100 companies to develop public-private partnerships. She has worked internationally, including in a research role in Sierra Leone and leading business development for a social enterprise in Cambodia. Ahmadian has extensive event and program design experience, having helped produce the Bay Area Women’s Summit, the Professional Businesswomen of California Conference, and others.
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