Aimee Ansari


Aimee Ansari was appointed CLEAR Global/Translators without Borders’ first Executive Director in 2016. The organization had a team of three full-time staff members at the time. Eight years later, CLEAR Global has over 100 team members and annual turnover has increased by well over 1000%. A natural “disrupter,” Aimee saw the potential use cases for language services and language technology innovations, hired an excellent team and put new thinking to work for the most marginalized. Aimee has over 25 years of experience in leadership positions in large humanitarian and development organizations. She led development programs in Kyrgyzstan, Yemen, and Bangladesh focusing on economic empowerment and microfinance. She has also worked in humanitarian crises from the Tajik civil war to the earthquake in Haiti, the conflicts in the Balkans to the Syrian refugee crisis and the conflict in South Sudan. Aimee has a worked with Care, Oxfam, Save the Children and the United Nations.

Aimee Ansari

Digital services (and digital access to information) are an increasingly important means of helping marginalized groups in emergencies. But, as you can imagine, there are many barriers preventing equal access to online information and apps. For …

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