Nikki Brand, Stanford University/Digital Impact Alliance

Nikki Brand
Stanford University/Digital Impact Alliance


Nikki Brand is a master’s in international policy student at Stanford University and a fellow at the Digital Impact Alliance, focusing on the intersection among technology, innovation and development. Prior to Stanford, Brand served as a program analyst for Digital Development for Feed the Future, a collaboration between the U.S. Global Development Lab and the Bureau for Food Security at USAID, aimed at integrating digital technologies and innovative solutions into Feed the Future, the US government’s global hunger and food security initiative. She previously served as a program assistant for the digital financial services team at USAID and as a field consultant in Guatemala for Community Empowerment Solutions, an organization that empowers local micro-entrepreneurs to market and sell products with health and environmental benefits. Brand holds a bachelor’s in peace and conflict studies, with minors in global poverty and practice and Spanish, from the University of California, Berkeley.


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