Mona Iddrisu

Head, Youth Employment and Skills


Mona Iddrisu is the head of Youth Employment and Skills, where she oversees our projects that help African countries create an enabling environment for developing youth skills to meet current and future job demands.

Mona is an international development expert and economist with extensive work experience in research and generating evidence-based learning across various sectors relevant to youth, including youth employment and job creation, entrepreneurship, education and 21st-century skills development, youth governance, agriculture, and youth in technology.

She has an MSc in Development Economics from the University of Manchester and an MPhil in Evidence-based Social Policy from the University of Oxford.

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