Jona Repishti works for the International Development Innovation Network (IDIN), to empowers a diverse, global network of over 450 innovators working in 50+ countries to design, develop, and disseminate low-cost technologies to improve the lives of people living in poverty. IDIN is a consortium of university and partners led by D-Lab at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and funded by the US Agency for International Development's U.S. Global Development Lab. Prior to D-Lab, Jona worked for various United Nations agencies taking part in short projects in Haiti, Kenya, Kosovo, and China. She was also the founder of Mjaft! (Enough!) Foundation promoting youth civic engagement in her home country, Albania. Jona holds a BA in International Relations from Middlebury College and an MPA in Development Studies from Princeton University.