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Wendy  Trott


  • Africa


  • Grants & Investments

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Wendy Trott

Associate (Representative)

Wendy focuses on sourcing and evaluating funding opportunities for Luminate in Africa.

Prior to joining, Wendy was a Research Analyst at the Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL). She previously worked with the South Africa-based Brenthurst Foundation, the Center for International Development at the Kennedy School of Government in the US, and the Institut du Developpement Durable et des Relations Internationales in Paris (IDDRI), working on economic research. She has published research on urban growth in sub-Saharan Africa, evaluated the impact of mega sporting events on developing economies, and mapped climate change policies in key developing nations.