Tigist Gizaw

Staff Elected Director


Tigist Gizaw is a program development professional with a MA degree in NGO management and two decades of experience in international development in Ethiopia, Iraq, Jordan and the U.S.  She has been with Oxfam since 2007 in various roles including designing, monitoring and evaluating humanitarian and influencing programs.  She has co-designed and facilitated courses and training workshops on rights-based program design, program leadership, and influencing strategies for more than 350 Oxfam staff and partners around the globe. 

Tigist is currently a Business Development and Partnership advisor based in Boston and provides technical assistance to the development of multi-country global programs and promotes cultivation of diversified donor portfolios in collaboration with country, region, and affiliate teams. Prior to Oxfam, Tigist worked with ActionAid, Chemonics International and Development Alternatives Inc.

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