Hélène Smertnik

Program Director

"I love Caribou Digital’s approach to digital development, the topics we research and advise and the way the team works together."

Hélène is a Program Director at Caribou Digital, leading the company’s learning partnership with the Mastercard Foundation. Helene brings extensive knowledge in user and market research on digital development. Previously, she worked for the GSMA Mobile for Development, leading advisory to Mobile Network Operators in the utility access sector. Hélène holds a BA in International Relations from the University of Toronto (during which she did a year exchange to Salamanca, Spain) and an MA in Policy and Strategic Communications from Université La Sorbonne - Paris 1. Hélène is French and Canadian, and is currently based in Paris.

Email them at: helene@cariboudigital.net

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