Accomplished international development professional with a dynamic track record in program management, policy analysis, grant-making, civil society engagement, and strategic communications. Highlights:

  • Diverse work experience with multilateral development agencies, US government, civil society organizations, faith-based organizations, and universities.
  • Proven program management skills including design and implementation, grant making, staff development, problem-solving, and monitoring / evaluation.
  • Significant expertise in international development issues such as social development, accountability/compliance, HIV/AIDS, environmental protection, and rural promotion.
  • Groundbreaking civil society engagement through policy dialogue and consultation, participatory decision-making, program development, and grant making.
  • Effective communications and representation skills including writing, publishing, training, public speaking, and use of social media.

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With Archbishop D. Helder Camera and Parents - Recife 1982
With CSO Leader Herbert "Betinho" de Souza - Washington 2005
Presenting Commemorative Plaque to World Bank President James Wolfensohn - Washington 2006
End of Semester Celebration with George Washington University Students - Washington 2016