Hansatu is a development sector professional with extensive experience in Nigeria, specializing in initiatives that support entrepreneurs, youth and social innovators. Prior to joining WIMBIZ, she served in various capacities at LEAP Africa, rising through the ranks to serve as the organization’s Executive Director for five years. She also worked as an independent development consultant for nonprofit organizations and founded Social Runway, a nonprofit organization that supports social innovators. She commenced her development career as a Programme Officer at Rhythm Productions, an organization committed to promoting social change through the arts. Hansatu has specialized skills in nonprofit management, project management, talent management, as well as strategy development and execution. She studied Urban and Regional Planning at the Federal University of Technology, Akure and obtained an MSc. in Environmental Resources Management from Lagos State University. She has a certificate in Leadership and Innovation from IESE Business School, Barcelona and an MBA from Lagos Business School. She serves on nonprofit boards and as an advisor to youth groups. She is also an alumnus of the United States International Visitors Leadership Program.