From the far left to the right-hand side are Dr. Roy William Mayega, RAN Deputy Chief of Party; MichelleBekkering, Deputy Assistant Administrator, Bureau for Economic Growth, Education and Environment and Dr. Dorothy Okello, RAN Director Innovation in Washington D.C, USA. This was after a discussion on the need to do more gender and innovations related work during the 2017 Global Innovation Week 28-29, 2017. Follow the proceedings at the 2017 Global Innovation Week on Twitter using hashtag #2017GIW. It is also exciting to note that USAID has launched a new gender and ICT survey tool too to further enhance work around gender and ICT in service of the communities in need. Details about Michelle are accessible on and @mbekkering