Paige Kirby

Development Gateway

Programs: Society, Culture & PoliticsRegions: Germany, United StatesCategory: Analysis

Paige Kirby is a Senior Policy Advisor at Development Gateway, an international development firm based in Washington, DC. Her work focuses on understanding how data and digital technologies can support evidence-based policymaking, and the ways in which institutional incentives shape data use. She has experience working across development agencies, government ministries, and civil society organizations in the Americas, Europe, Sub-Saharan Africa, the Middle East, and Southeast Asia. Prior to Development Gateway, Ms. Kirby managed client advocacy campaigns for a communications consulting firm. She is pursuing a Master in Public Policy and holds a Bachelor of Science in Foreign Service (cum laude) from Georgetown University.

She is a 2018-2019 participant in AGI’s project “A German-American Dialogue of the Next Generation: Global Responsibility, Joint Engagement,” sponsored by the Transatlantik-Programm der Bundesrepublik Deutschland aus Mitteln des European Recovery Program (ERP) des Bundesministeriums für Wirtschaft und Energie (BMWi).

Recent Content


Keeping the “Evidence” in U.S. and German International Assistance

This past year saw a significant decline in development aid—a decrease of 3 percent to the world’s least developed countries, and of 4 percent in aid to Africa. Particularly in …

German and U.S. International Assistance: Closer Than You Think

In the face of strained relations, could international cooperation support reconciliation between the United States and Germany? Complementarities in approach and interests indicate yes. The United States and Germany topped …