About April Warren
April Warren is a private sector advisor on the SHOPS Plus project with over 10 years of experience in global health. She recently completed a fellowship as an innovation advisor at USAID’s Global Development Lab. In this role, Warren supported agency teams to integrate innovative approaches, such as pay-for-results, open innovation, and human-centered design, into their programming. She previously worked on the SHOPS Plus and SHOPS projects, supporting market assessments, developing business plans, and managing a challenge fund to support innovative health enterprises. Additional experience includes managing a cost-effectiveness and impact evaluation in Uganda, and working on a World Bank-supported Sanitation Marketing Pilot Program in Cambodia. Warren holds an MS from the Harvard School of Public Health and a BA from the University of Michigan.
Market-based approaches, partnership development, social enterprise, base-of-the-pyramid business models and marketing, design thinking, prizes and challenge funds, project management
Armenia, Argentina, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Colombia, Ethiopia, India, Kenya, Nepal, Uganda, Rwanda, Senegal, Tanzania