Dorothy Gordon

Associate Fellow, International Security Programme and Gender and Growth Initiative

Biography

Dorothy was the founding director general of the Ghana-India Kofi Annan Centre of Excellence in ICT, a position which she held for over a decade.

She works globally as a policy adviser, evaluator, project manager and organizational management consultant.

Over the course of her 30-year career in international development and technology she has held management positions with the UN and global management consulting firms on four continents.

As a strong advocate of the importance of building robust local innovation ecosystems based on open source technologies, she serves on the board and as a mentor to a number of start-ups and NGOs focused on women in tech.