Dimagi USA

Sophie Birkett

Director of Operations, Southern Africa

About Sophie Birkett

Sophie works as the Head of Operations for Africa at Dimagi. Committed to working in development, Sophie was inspired by Dimagi’s mission to use their expertise in technology, to help under-served communities. She is excited to be working for an organisation committed to, and passionate about making a long-term, sustainable difference.

Prior to joining Dimagi, Sophie worked in the NGO and Volunteer sector, focusing on management of global operations, strategy and finance as well as project management of development programs globally.

Sophie holds a BA(Hons) in Geography from the University of Manchester. Born and raised in the UK, Sophie looks forward to representing the British contingent at Dimagi however she has lived in many countries, including Australia, Mexico, Guatemala and most recently, South Africa, which is home for now. Whilst not at work, Sophie loves the outdoors and is an (intermediate but slow) runner and a volunteer with the Volunteer Wildfire Service. She is also an avid traveller, with a lifelong goal to visit every country in the world.