Fellow, Ford Foundation
Ritse Erumi is a public interest technologist and strategist working at the intersection of technology, economic opportunity, and equity. As a tech fellow at the Ford Foundation, she leads work focused on advancing more inclusive economies through equitable innovation, multi-stakeholder collaboration, business engagement, and tech policy. Prior to Ford, Ritse served as an advisor to civil society groups, governments, businesses, and development agencies on models for digital innovation and systemic change. She holds a masters in management and systems from the University of Manchester, where she is also a doctoral candidate exploring the economic implications of emerging technologies, particularly among marginalized and underserved communities.