"It is very difficult to get the real perspectives of people in the way that we typically work. The fact that it came from group conversations, and not some NGO coming in to tell us what they know, gives it a unique power."
- Client

Mairead brings out her inner creative by using 5 colors to visualize smallholder farmer income and expense flows in Rwanda.

Mairead brings out her inner creative by using 5 colors to visualize smallholder farmer income and expense flows in Rwanda.

Yuko charms a team into channeling the voice of the farmer during a persona exercise during a MCF workshop in Nairobi.

Yuko charms a team into channeling the voice of the farmer during a persona exercise during a MCF workshop in Nairobi.

Tosh, Mehera and Emma stay hydrated while exploring the use cases for satellite technology in Kenya.

Tosh, Mehera and Emma stay hydrated while exploring the use cases for satellite technology in Kenya.

Daniel shows no fear in walking up to people on the street in search of intercept interviewees.

Daniel shows no fear in walking up to people on the street in search of intercept interviewees.

Melanie and Varad work through low-fi prototyping methods in Bangalore. 

Melanie and Varad work through low-fi prototyping methods in Bangalore. 

Ashish shows off his emerging french language skills through an ecosystem mapping exercise in Senegal.

Ashish shows off his emerging french language skills through an ecosystem mapping exercise in Senegal.

Mariola keeps participants on track while they create a strategic road map at a workshop in Guatemala.

Mariola keeps participants on track while they create a strategic road map at a workshop in Guatemala.

"These are different solutions that we wouldn't have come up with on our own. This really came from what people told us, not what we told them.”
- Client

 

"This approach is so powerful to running a work session. We need it on every project."
- Dalberg Team Member

 
Laura leads her team through a card-sorting exercise to cut through the complexity of smallholder finance ecosystems at an ISF workshop in Nairobi.

Laura leads her team through a card-sorting exercise to cut through the complexity of smallholder finance ecosystems at an ISF workshop in Nairobi.

Yuting and Erin hold the room with a hypnotic dance at a workshop in Seattle.

Yuting and Erin hold the room with a hypnotic dance at a workshop in Seattle.

Ravi and Serena jockeying for position in Nairobi.

Ravi and Serena jockeying for position in Nairobi.

Montana showing the room who’s boss at a CGAP workshop.

Montana showing the room who’s boss at a CGAP workshop.

Vicky knows that dancing is an important part of every DIG-led workshopping session. 

Vicky knows that dancing is an important part of every DIG-led workshopping session. 

Ciku patiently screens interview participants at a farmers market in Kirehe, Rwanda.

Ciku patiently screens interview participants at a farmers market in Kirehe, Rwanda.

 

"I am very happy you created DIG, it really is a great response to the needs of the market, so at this point, I think you're in a much better place than most of your competitors. I think DIG was a brilliant move!"
- Client

 

"I think we have come a long way in putting together our collective Dalberg skill set, but adding a human-centered design approach is really what I'm keen to learn more about."
-Dalberg Team Member

 
Serena takes lateral thinking exercises to a new level through play-acting.

Serena takes lateral thinking exercises to a new level through play-acting.

Elyse explores the ins and outs of artisanal fisheries on a boat in Indonesia.

Elyse explores the ins and outs of artisanal fisheries on a boat in Indonesia.

All eyes are on Nirat in a workshopping session in Bangalore.

All eyes are on Nirat in a workshopping session in Bangalore.

Patricia explains a concept prototype to her team in Nairobi. 

Patricia explains a concept prototype to her team in Nairobi. 

Marème understanding vendor mobile transfers with MyAgro and Orange field agents in Senegal

Marème understanding vendor mobile transfers with MyAgro and Orange field agents in Senegal