We are very excited to introduce our wonderful panel of speakers for today’s call!
Fifi Oluwatoyin Ogbondeminu, A360 Deputy Project Director, PSI
Fifi is a highly enthusiastic, self-motivated, and creative Public Health Specialist with over 15 years of successful leadership experience in developing and leading health programs. She has a strong track record in applying contextual and evidence-based approaches across a variety of health areas including Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health. She exhibits an incredible work ethics with a proven record of aligning diverse, multi-level teams with project mission and vision, while ensuring policy compliance. Fifi holds a bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy, master’s degrees in public health and Business Administration, a fellow of the West African College of Pharmacist and currently working on a Doctorate in Public Health. Before joining PSI as the Deputy Project Director, A360, she was the Project Director on the A360 Amplify project in Nigeria, where she worked with a multidisciplinary team to design replicable, cost effective and adaptive solutions that empowers both married and unmarried adolescent girls less than 20 years to improve their sexual and reproductive health outcomes. She also has in her portfolio several awards, accomplishments, and publications. Fifi enjoys sports and plays Tennis. She also loves reading detective and mystery novels and volunteers at her local church working with the teens.
Matthew Wilson, A360 Project Director, PSI
Matthew is the Project Director for Adolescents 360, PSI’s flagship program for adolescent sexual and reproductive health and rights. Prior to joining the A360 team in late 2018, Matthew was a senior technical advisor for PSI’s sexual and reproductive health department. Before PSI, Matthew worked at Marie Stopes International (MSI) for eight years and in the child protection sector for five years. He has held a variety of field and HQ roles ranging from Country Director to Social Franchise Channel Director. Throughout his career in international development, he has managed grants and performance based contracts with budgets in excess of £90 million, working with donors such as DFID, USAID, EuropeAid, Unicef, UNHCR, Comic Relief and the Big Lottery Fund. Matthew holds a law degree from Durham University, a postgraduate diploma in management from Oxford University and a Masters degree in Development Management from the Open University.
Divya Datta, Director of Health Innovation, Vihara Innovation Network & Co-Chair of the Measurement & Evaluation Working Group at HCDExchange
Divya has more than a decade’s experience in investigating the human experience of disease, vulnerability, health and wellness as well as designing proven human centered solutions that help achieve better health in life stages of infancy, adolescence, motherhood and parenting. A specialist in human centered design and with work across 7 countries in the Global South, she is currently exploring last mile collaboration between system functionaries and citizens through participatory public health innovations to drive intractable health outcomes. Through her work approaches she intends to systematically dismantle dysfunctional, unfair and self-perpetuating structures of power within public health systems and place power to determine priorities and interventions to individuals and communities impacted by solutions.
Hanieh Khosroshahi, Senior Product Designer, YLabs
Hanieh is a UX researcher and designer who uses creative problem solving, storytelling, and systems thinking to design products and services that are innovative, impactful, and accessible. With a background in the arts and journalism, and a MSc in Human-Computer Interaction from the University of York in England, she approaches complex social challenges through an inter-disciplinary and equity-focused lens. She is also a UX instructor at Juno College of Technology and a design mentor at Springboard. She runs on coffee, enjoys climbing peaks, and reading a good book.
Laetitia Kayitesi, Research Manager, YLabs
Laetitia is a public health professional with experience in research and monitoring and evaluation of programs. She is passionate about using research and data to increase access and quality of youth sexual and reproductive health services and improve overall adolescent health. She holds a MSc in Global Health and Management. In her free time, she can be found watching sports, travelling, or spending quality time with her family and friends.