Charles Kojo Vandyck
Charles has 15 years of experience working in social justice and development in Africa. He also has expertise in the development and implementation of governance and leadership programs for the non-profit and public sectors, conducting research and analysis and providing policy advice. Charles is the Capacity Building Advisor of the West Africa-based Program of the Mandela Washington Fellowship (MWF). He is the Founding Board Chair of Innovation for Change-Hub Afrique as well as a founding member of the International Consortium on Closing Civic Space (iCon), an initiative of the Centre for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) in Washington DC. He currently serves as a member of the Coordination Collective (Governing Board) of Africans Rising. Charles currently serves as the Head of the Capacity Development Unit at the West Africa Civil Society Institute (WACSI). He is a member of the Development Studies Association, United Kingdom. Charles is a 2017 Stanford University Fellow for Nonprofit Leaders and a certified Change the Game Resource Mobilization Trainer.