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Anne Karam

Junior Advisor

Anne Karam is a junior advisor in the Gender Team at KIT. She holds a Research M.Sc, cum laude, in International Development Studies from the University of Amsterdam.

Anne is passionate about climate change, environmental justice, and gendered dimensions of sustainability. She is excited to contribute to the growing work at the nexus of gender and climate change at KIT. She has research experience with qualitative methods, on the topics of the energy transition and environmental justice, and agri-food systems.

Anne started her career at KIT in 2021 with the Women’s Rights and Mining Initiative, co-founded by KIT and the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Since 2022, as an advisor, she has honed her experience as a facilitator and coordinator for the ever-expanding Catalysts of Gender Transformative Change programme with Nespresso, for which she has worked in and with colleagues in Ethiopia, DRC, Zimbabwe, India, Indonesia and Puerto Rico. She is proficient in research, literature reviews and writing skills, and has applied these through her contributions to projects with ILRI, CGIAR and FAO.


  • Nespresso’s Transformative Changes for Gender Equality

    • Institute
    • Project

    This tailor-made programme strengthens the capacity of over 415 Nespresso agronomists across twenty countries to create deep structural changes for gender equality, known as gender transformative change. It covers three areas: 1) knowledge of gender transformative change 2) facilitation skills 3) self-reflection. It is aligned with Nespresso’s AAA Sustainable Quality™ Program, which is a unique initiative to […]

  • Gender Equality and Women’s Rights in Mining

    • Institute
    • Project

    Since 2016, KIT Royal Tropical Institute has supported the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) to develop a global leadership role to facilitate experience sharing and policy influencing on gender equality integration in the mining sector. MFA leads the Women’s Rights and Mining (WRM) multi-stakeholder initiative that aims to establish a better understanding of gender […]