Addie Ryan is a Strategic Projects Manager with DAI’s Center for Digital Acceleration. She support acquisition and management of digitally-focused and strategic projects, providing design, research and implementation support to project teams in the field and home office. During her eight-year tenure with DAI, she has also supported a diverse portfolio of donor-funded governance and economic growth projects in Asia and sub-Saharan Africa. From 2014 to 2018, Addie served as Program and Operations Manager in Jakarta for the regional ASEAN-U.S. Partnership for Good Governance, Equitable, and Sustainable Development and Security (PROGRESS) project, managing a team of staff to oversee project operations, compliance and financial management. Addie earned a bachelor’s degree in international management and French from Gustavus Adolphus College in Minnesota and then launched her career in international development through a Fulbright Scholarship to examine the impact of microlending on women’s economic empowerment in Morocco. She is proficient in French and conversational in Spanish, Moroccan Arabic, and Indonesian.