Sonia Karkare

Director, Digital Transformation, Operational Centre of West & Central Africa (WaCA), MSF

Sonia Karkare currently serves as the Director of Digital Transformation for the Operational Centre of West and Central Africa (WaCA) at MSF.  In 2003, she co-founded a consulting business in NYC, focused on advising organizations on the strategic use of technology. In 2011, As Adjunct Professor at her alma mater Kent State University, she created the first-of- its-kind Nonprofit Consulting Practicum course in the College of Business, that focused on teaching students consulting skills within the nonprofit sector by engaging with local nonprofits. Sonia is passionate about the power of technology and how it can have a revolutionary social impact. She is an advocate for access to education and the presence of women in STEM and leadership roles in the workplace.