Maurice Sayinzoga, Senior Manager, Policy and Research

Maurice brings nine years of experience as a development professional to DIAL. His work spans the fields of education, public health, youth livelihoods development and ICT. Maurice first joined DIAL in June 2017 as a fellow, and then stayed with the team as a staff member from August 2017.

Prior to joining DIAL, Maurice worked for several nonprofits, including Education Development Center, where he worked as Monitoring and Evaluation Manager for about 6 years, IntraHealth International, and Boston-based non-profit Partners in Health, where he ran implementation of the pharmacy electronic medical record (EMR) in Rwanda. Maurice has led implementation, or conducted needs assessment for various other tech-for-development initiatives including an SMS-based job matching system in Rwanda, a psycho-social support hotline for adolescents living with HIV in Malawi, and an emergency response application to improve deployment efficiency for Save the Children.

Maurice has a bachelor’s degree in IT applications to management from the National University of Rwanda, and a masters degree in global human development from Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service.