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Johanna Wilkie

Johanna Wilkie | Deputy Managing Director, Somali Program, Dialogue Platform


Johanna WilkieJohanna Wilkie is a Senior Program Advisor working on the Somali Program. Johanna has a Master of Science in Foreign Service from Georgetown University, where she concentrated on International Development, and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Previous to joining CDI, Johanna worked for the US Agency for International Development (USAID) for eight years, and spent over three years of this time working on issues of good governance in Somalia. Throughout her career in international development, she has focused on supporting greater inclusion, participation, and accountability, particularly through electoral and constitutional processes. Before she worked in international affairs, Johanna taught English as a Second Language in Rome, Italy, and Boston, MA, and worked as a program manager at a California non-profit organization.