Dorothy Nyambi

Executive Vice President,
African Institute for Mathematical Sciences

Dr. Dorothy Nyambi is head of the AIMS Global network’s programs and operations. She joined African Institute for Mathematical Sciences – Next Einstein Initiative (AIMS-NEI) in December 2013. Prior to joining AIMS-NEI, she led a global consulting firm based in Canada for four years servings as its Executive Director. She describes herself as a social entrepreneur and working in partnership with other colleagues, provide technical support and capacity development for organizations and funders in areas of project/program design, monitoring and evaluation in health, education and livelihood programs.

An international development practioner and a certified Evaluator for 20+ years, she trained as a Physician in Cameroon following her Undergraduate degree in Biochemistry from the University of Wisconsin. She completed her post graduate education at the University of the Witwatersrand in South Africa focusing on health systems strengthening, measurements and metrics. In addition to working for the government of Cameroon, she also worked for the U.S. Peace Corps in sub-Saharan African, Eastern Europe, Asia and Washington, DC; USAID, CARE and Population Services International. She has developed and managed major projects (bilateral and responsive) for government donors and foundations. Member of the Canadian, American and African evaluation societies, she also serves as a volunteer with UNICEF Canada and sits on the board of two not-for-profit organizations in Canada.