Mercy Niwe currently serves as the World Bank Group’s Lead for Stakeholder Engagement including Civil Society, Parliamentarian and Faith-based engagements. In this role, she leads the institution’s engagement with key stakeholders and is focused on fostering strategic collaboration and partnerships based on shared values and priorities.
Mercy has diverse experience in international development with proven skills in developing complex strategic plans with successful implementation that aligns with addressing root causes of poverty. Mercy’s expertise includes policy design and advocacy; managing diverse partnerships; finance and program management; integrating behavioral change approaches into market systems and managing women economic empowerment programs.
A native Ugandan and now naturalized American, Mercy holds a Master’s degree in Economic Policy and Management through the Joint Japan World Bank Scholarship and has recently received an Executive MA in Global Affairs and Policy at the Thunderbird Management School.