Kristen Turra

Kristen has almost 20 years’ experience managing economic growth and social investment programs, having worked extensively in Africa, Middle East and Asia with the private sector, donors and governments. She is currently the Team Leader of the DFID-funded NU-TEC MD Programme which works with agribusinesses to increase investment in Northern Uganda. Her other recent focus has been on supporting philanthropic and traditional grant programs in transitioning to more entrepreneurial, business-based models. Kristen has a Masters in Business Administration from Thunderbird School of Global Management and a Masters in International Relations and Economics from Northern Arizona University.

Kristen Turra

Kristen has almost 20 years’ experience managing economic growth and social investment programs, having worked extensively in Africa, Middle East and Asia with the private sector, donors and governments. She is currently the Team Leader of the DFID-funded NU-TEC MD Programme which works with agribusinesses to increase investment in Northern Uganda. Her other recent focus has been on supporting philanthropic and traditional grant programs in transitioning to more entrepreneurial, business-based models. Kristen has a Masters in Business Administration from Thunderbird School of Global Management and a Masters in International Relations and Economics from Northern Arizona University.