Walker Higgins

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Walker Higgins

Walker Higgins

Country Director, Liberia and Sierra Leone

Bio Info

Walker Higgins is the Country Director of IPA's Liberia and Sierra Leone offices. In this role, he is responsible for overseeing all country program projects and staff, along with developing and implementing country program strategies and research and policy agendas. He previously served as a Research Manager for IPA Liberia and Country Manager for IPA Sierra Leone & Liberia. Prior to joining IPA, he worked on projects with Babban Gona, a Nigerian agricultural social enterprise, the Earth Institute in Colombia, the Akshaya Patra Foundation, and the Fund for Global Health. He received his MPA in Development Practice from Columbia University and a BS in Economics from the University of Washington.

Read an interview with Walker as part of "People of IPA," a series of profiles celebrating IPA’s diverse staff, highlighting their contributions, and discussing how and why they seek to improve the lives of those living in poverty.

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“IPA feels very much like a small organization, in that everyone is asked to wear many different hats and flex different intellectual muscles.”
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Country Director, Liberia and Sierra Leone