Saskia is a PhD researcher at the CFIA. She also works as an independent consultant in the field of gender, inclusive development and entrepreneurship. Since 2015, Saskia leads the Women entrepreneurship, gender and frugal innovation project at CFIA.
Her research focuses on:
- the effect of technological innovations on the lives of women and their businesses in Sub-Saharan Africa; but also
- ways of integrating and operationalizing gender concepts in development policies, programs and business models.