Felice Davids


Felice Davids is an anthropologist and Gender & Development specialist. She holds a MA in Social Anthropology of Development from SOAS University of London. At KIT, she works as an advisor within the Gender Team.

Felice is an intersectional feminist with a passion for women’s rights and empowerment, global health and SRHR, and LGBTQIA+ equality. She is keenly interested in storytelling, journalism, and the use of theater for social change. Highly aware of the role of power dynamics in development, she is committed to “putting the power back into empowerment”.

She holds a regional specialization in East- and West-Africa, and has previously conducted research in the Senegal (Dakar) and Tanzania (Zanzibar). Moreover, she has experience working for the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Embassy) in Tanzania. Before joining KIT, Felice worked as a Policy Officer for the think tank Socires/foodFIRST, where she organized Dutch Diamond stakeholder conversations on agriculture and food security in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Felice is a creative and critical thinker, committed to transformative approaches and methods. She is skilled in qualitative and mixed-method approaches, obtaining an inter- and multi-disciplinary perspective through her BA Liberal Arts and Sciences at University College Utrecht (UCU).