Our Governance

Uniting a diverse group by a common goal: to promote job creation and improve the quality of existing jobs for youth

S4YE’s governance and membership structure reflects an ecosystem that comprises of the following: S4YE Partner Forum; S4YE Steering Committee; Impact Portfolio; Private Sector Advisory Council (PSAC); Youth Advisory Group (YAG); WBG Internal Community of Practice; adhoc Task Forces; and the S4YE Secretariat.

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Steering Committee

The Steering Committee (SC) provides high-level strategic guidance on the focus of the S4YE Secretariat’s work program. The SC will include all members of the previous Board of Directors, plus any additional partners providing financial or in-kind support.

Steering Committee Bios

Naria Santa Lucia (Chair)
Naria Santa Lucia (Chair)

General Manager, Digital Inclusion and US Community Engagement, Microsoft Philanthropies

Mamadou Biteye
Mamadou Biteye

Executive Secretary, The African Capacity Building Foundation

Sukti Dasgupta
Sukti Dasgupta

Chief, Employment Labour Market Policies Branch, International Labour Organization

Ibrahim Elbadawi
Ibrahim Elbadawi

Managing Director, The Economic Research Forum

Cynthia Hansen
Cynthia Hansen

Managing Director, Innovation Foundation

Jill Huntley
Jill Huntley

Global Managing Director for Corporate Citizenship, Accenture

Karen Moore
Karen Moore

Senior Policy Analyst, Economic Growth and International Financial Institutions, Global Affairs Canada

K Suryanarayana (Suri)
K Suryanarayana (Suri)

Director of Partnerships, Next Billion Users, Google Pay SEA , Google

Krishna Kumar
Krishna Kumar

Vice President, International, RAND Corporation

Domenica Preysing
Domenica Preysing

Senior Policy Officer, Federal Ministry For Economic Cooperation And Development, Germany

Susan Reichle
Susan Reichle

President & CEO, International Youth Foundation

Rathin Roy
Rathin Roy

Managing Director, ODI

Michal Rutkowski
Michal Rutkowski

Global Director for Social Protection, Labor and Jobs, World Bank Group

Anita Tiessen
Anita Tiessen

CEO, Youth Business International

Ved Mani Tiwari
Ved Mani Tiwari

Chief Operating Officer & Officiating Chief Executive Officer, National Skill Development Corporation

Jayathma Wickramanayake
Jayathma Wickramanayake

Envoy on Youth, United Nations

Michael Windisch
Michael Windisch

Advisor, Division for International Financial Institutions, Austrian Federal Ministry of Finance

Secretariat

The Secretariat manages the day-to-day operations of the coalition. It is led by the Coalition Manager, who holds responsibilities across knowledge management, technical assistance, financial management, and partnership management. It disseminates policy notes, knowledge briefs, case studies, and reports developed in collaboration with S4YE partners and engages in further conversations through its partner networks, website, monthly newsletter, workshops and events. The Secretariat is housed in the Jobs Group within the Social Protection and Jobs Global Practice at the World Bank.

 

Secretariat Bios

Namita Datta
Namita Datta

Program Manager, World Bank

Sunamika Singh
Sunamika Singh

Program Officer, World Bank