DAI works on the frontlines of international development. Transforming ideas into action—action into impact. We are committed to shaping a more livable world.

At a Glance

Members 38
Partners 4

Organization Type

  • Implementer


7600 Wisconsin Avenue, Suite 200
Bethesda, MD 20814

T : +1 301-771-7600
E : steven_o'connor@dai.com

Organization Mission

DAI’s mission is to make a lasting difference in the world by helping people improve their lives. We envision a world in which communities and societies become more prosperous, fairer and better governed, safer, healthier, and environmentally more sustainable.

To achieve this mission, we must be a great place to work and we must be a successful business. We need to attract and retain extraordinary talent, and provide our team with professional opportunity, fair salary and benefits, and a healthy work-life balance. We also must perform as a business so that we can meet our obligations, invest in our future, and reward our employee owners. The more successful we are as a business, the greater development impact we can have.

Area of Focus

We tackle fundamental social and economic development problems caused byinefficient markets, ineffective governance, and instability. We work with a wide range of clients, including national and local governments, bilateral and multilateral donors, private corporations, and philanthropies.


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