Panoply Digital is on the move again and thrilled to add two more members to our growing team. Joining Brian, Eko, and Thelonius, we are very proud to announce that Isabelle Amazon-Brown and Angela De Michele have joined Panoply Digital.
Isabelle Amazon-Brown has a background in ethnography and oral history and has 7 years experience designing, producing and evaluating online solutions for social impact. She has helped organisations from DfID to the World Bank work out how to leverage websites, apps, instant messaging and social media to bring about measurable knowledge, attitude and behaviour change. She is particularly passionate about working with and for teenagers, developing services including a sex & relationships advice site for Zambian youth, a groundbreaking eCourse about gender equality for Nigerian students, three mobile soap operas, and a multi-country voice & participation online community.
Angela De Michele is a microfinance practitioner, enthusiastic about the power of data and technology in driving financial inclusion and fostering development. She has several years of experience working with Italian private foundations and non-profit organisations, as well as with microfinance institutions in South Africa and Kenya. Her projects focused on innovation and the redesign of business processes to increase operational efficiency by leveraging data, ICTs and mobile money. She has also coordinated academic research that evaluated the impact of microfinance pilot interventions. Angela has expertise in advanced quantitative methods and applied economics, including STATA, with full fluency in Italian and English. Angela holds an MSc in Economics and Social Sciences from the Università Bocconi in Milan, Italy.
Beyond being thrilled to work with such competent and dedicated professionals, the growing team signals Panoply Digital’s focus for the coming years. Movements into developing tangible solutions to development challenges with appropriate technologies, moves towards content and programming, further movements towards digital education and gender equality. New forays into microfinance, open data and data standards, agriculture. Exciting times. To learn more, check out Our Associates page.