Who We Are

Unlock Aid is a coalition of leaders and pace-setting organizations who are organizing to drive big structural change in global development, starting with our public institutions. Together we will unleash the power, creativity, and speed of experienced innovators in development, helping to shape the market and drive faster, more sustainable, and less expensive outcomes at scale.

Advisory Board

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Minister W. Gyude Moore Liberia's Former Minister of Public Works & Senior Fellow at the Center for Global Development
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Ambassador John Simon Former US Ambassador to the African Union & Former Vice-Chair of the Global Fund
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Maeve Magner Innovation & Global Health Supply Chain Expert
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Maura O'Neill Former USAID Chief Innovation Officer & Social Entrepeneur
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Sonal Shah Former Director of White House Office of Social Innovation and Civic Participation & President of the Asian American Foundation
Cabinet Secretary Joe Mucheru Kenya's Cabinet Secretary for ICT, Innovation, and Youth Affairs

The Coalition

AInfluence Africa’s first AI-powered influencer marketing platform, driving positive behavior change to improve health outcomes.
Arizona State University Named by US News and World Report in 2021 as the most innovative university in the United States for the 7th year in a row.
Atlas AI Brings together world class machine learning talent and deep domain expertise to develop software that allows customers to plan and monitor high stakes investments including infrastructure development initiatives and market expansion programs.
BAO Systems Empowering decision makers to improve lives through sustainable technology.
Be Girl Creates high-performance period products, delivers age-appropriate education, and fights stigma so that all girls and women can own, understand, and love their bodies.
Bluesquare Delivering innovative technology for better lives.
Conservation X Labs A technology and innovation company that creates solutions to stop the extinction crisis.
EarthEnable Creates custom-developed earthen floors that eliminate unsanitary dirt floors.
Eneza Education Builds simple mobile technology that improves education outcomes.
Equalize Health Equalize Health is a not-for-profit medical technology company with offices in India, Kenya, and the United States. Equalize Health’s products include the ReMotion Knee, a polycentric prosthetic knee for above-the-knee amputees, and Brilliance, a phototherapy device for treating neonatal jaundice.
Fraym Advanced, hyper-local data on communities around the world.
Freight in Time Providing the most innovative, reliable, efficient and cost-effective logistic solutions.
Impact Hub Nairobi Connects entrepreneurs and innovators to each other, as well as to large organizations, investors and the public sector. Why? To enable inclusive and sustainable innovation at scale.
Instiglio Works with governments and global development practitioners to enhance the effectiveness of policies and programs.
Kasha Kasha empowers all women to confidentially and affordably purchase the products they need to live their best lives.
Kountable A global trade and technology platform that enhances trust, transparency and audibility in procurement and supply chains.
mPedigree The global leader in the use of mobile and web technologies in securing products against faking, counterfeiting and diversion.
Macro-Eyes Accurate predictions from incomplete data - transforming crucial systems.
MARAMOJA Leading a revolutionary movement towards a socially-powered on-demand economy to make transportation to schools faster, safer, and more reliable.
Medic Building tools for people who care.
Nivi The conversational marketplace for health that helps individuals navigate decisions about their personal health, while enabling providers to reach larger patient populations at lower cost.
One Acre Fund Provides a complete bundle of services to almost 1.5 million smallholder farmers across Africa, so they can grow more food and earn more money.
Parsyl Protect your refrigerated cargo with modern risk management and data-powered insurance.
Philips One of the world’s leading medical technology firms.
Premise Data A two-way global marketplace for high-quality data.
Publish What You Fund The global campaign for aid and development transparency.
SaveLIFE Foundation An independent, non-profit, non-governmental organization committed to improving road safety and emergency medical care across India.
Semilla Nueva Fights malnutrition and poverty with better corn.
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Simprints A biometric solution to tackle your greatest impact challenges.
StaTwig Blockchain powered supply chain visibility solution that is preventing failures in vaccines and other critical supply chains.
VIEBEG Builds modern tools for stakeholders in the medical supply chain to ensure that medical products are always available and accessible.
Zenysis The operating system for governments.
Zipline Deliver vital shipments via the fastest, most reliable autonomous aircraft delivery service in the world.
ZUMI Empowers women micro-entrepreneurs with commerce and financial services to start and scale their businesses. A B2B marketplace where entrepreneurs can secure essential inventory, working capital and logistics.

Are you an innovative organization? Interested in getting involved? Join us.

For press inquiries or more information contact:

Walter Kerr, Executive Director and Unlock Aid Co-Founder (walter at unlockaid.org or @WalterAKerr on Twitter)