Sophia Qadir is an international development professional with interests spanning private sector development, sustainability, and digital transformation. She is currently an analyst in DAI’s Sustainable Business Group, where she provides project management, business development, and technical support for corporate social investment projects and local content strategies.

Prior to working at DAI, Sophia worked at General Electric, where she managed large-scale diversity and STEM education initiatives, and Creative Associates International, where she researched business development initiatives in the Sahel. Sophia also spent one year working at Maana Travel in Casablanca, Morocco, on the sales and business development side of a high-growth start-up focused on developing the tourism market in Morocco and the Maghreb.

Sophia has lived in four countries and speaks English, French, Spanish, Greek, and Arabic. She is interested in the interface between human and computer languages and has experience with HTML, CSS, SQL, and Python.



Amanda Ryan

Amanda Ryan specializes in local content for the mining and oil and gas industries and supports data and policy analysis, project management, and business development for DAI’s Sustainable Business Group.

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