Jona Repishti is Social Entrepreneurship Manager at MIT D-Lab. She manages MIT D-Lab’s D-Lab Scale-Ups Fellowship, a global accelerator working with local entrepreneurs bringing poverty-alleviating products and services to emerging markets at scale. She is responsible for setting strategic priorities, developing partnerships and creating knowledge products around inclusive social entrepreneurship.
Prior to D-Lab, she worked for several United Nations agencies. She was also founder and Director of Mjaft! (Enough!) Foundation which promoted civic engagement and philanthropy in her home country, Albania. She has an MPA from Princeton University and a BA in International Relations from Middlebury College.