Board of Directors and Scientific Program Committee
Dr. Eliane Ubalijoro joined Global Open Data in Agriculture (GODAN) in September 2019 as Deputy Executive Director for Programs. She is a Professor of Practice at McGill University’s Institute for the Study of International Development. She has been a final paper advisor through 5 cohorts of the International Masters for Health Leadership pioneered by Professor Henry Mintzberg. Eliane teaches and advises in Leadership programs to help equip executives in science, innovation and international development with tools that support inner and outer sustainable transformation towards global prosperity. She is the executive director of C.L.E.A.R. International Development Inc. She is a member of Rwanda’s National Science and Technology Council, a board member of the International Leadership Association and member of the board of trustees of WWF International. She has been a member of the Presidential Advisory Council for Rwandan President Paul Kagame since its inception in September 2007. She is a member of the International Digital Monetary Council. A former scientific director in a biotechnology company, she has co-lead Bill and Melinda Gates Grand Challenges Exploration grants. Eliane has facilitated leadership experiences modules in The Duke of Edinburgh’s Emerging Leaders’ Dialogues program in Canada and Jamaica to advance ethical and sustainable practices. She has consulted in Haiti and Africa in economic green growth pathways. Eliane gave a TEDx talk on Reimaging the World from Scarcity to Prosperity. Eliane is the chair of the Scientific Program Committee for the Next Einstein Forum 2020.