Addie Ryan is a Strategic Projects Manager with DAI’s Center for Digital Acceleration. A member of the Partnerships & Insights team, she supports the 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 nine-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, including four years in Jakarta as Program and Operations Manager for the regional ASEAN-U.S. Partnership for Good Governance, Equitable, and Sustainable Development and Security (PROGRESS) project. 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.