Meet our founder Carolyne A. Opinde Dr.h.c.
Dr. Carolyne Akinyi Opinde is the Founder and CEO at The NGO Whisperer™. She is also the owner and editor-in-chief of The NGO Whisperer™ Magazine, the host and producer of The NGO Whisperer™ Show and the moderator of The NGO Whisperer™ Mastermind.
Dr. Opinde is a respected Resource Mobilization Specialist, a Certified Project Management Professional (UK) and Certified Scrum Product Owner. She was named the Best Impact-Focused Social Development Female Leader of the Year, 2019 by British Award for African Development (BRAAD), and one of the Future Leaders in 2015/2016 by Resource Alliance.
Dr. Opinde has over 15 years’ experience in the nonprofit sector. Her knowledge and expertise in international development has impacted communities across sub-Saharan Africa, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and the Caribbean. She has raised over US$100 million and managed various projects of up to US$20 million.
Dr. Opinde holds an Honorary Degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Humanities from the United Graduate College and Seminary International, U.S., a Master of Science in Project Management from the University of Salford, UK and a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics and Chemistry from the University of Nairobi, Kenya, among other accredited qualifications.
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