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Areas of Expertise:

  • Organizational development and strategic planning.
  • Research and conceptual thinking, with strong ability to put complex topics and information into simple methodologies, models, and language.
  • Skilled at identifying system weaknesses, designing solutions, and securing buy-in to implement solutions.
  • Skilled trainer in proposal development, program design, impact measurement; leadership development; gender, equity, and diversity, etc.
  • Grant proposal development
  • Significant management experience emphasizing a collaborative yet decisive style.
  • Adept at building productive relationships to further organizational goals.
  • Persuasive communication skills, both written and verbal.

Summary of Qualifications:

  • Over 18 years of professional non-profit experience working on issues of poverty and social justice, with an accelerated emphasis on food and livelihood security.
  • Extensive experience in organizational development and strategic planning.
  • Led the design and development of the first programmatic framework – the Unifying Framework for Poverty Eradication and Social Justice – that linked needs-based and human-rights based programming, both conceptually and practically in the field.
  • Skilled researcher and conceptual thinker who can put complex topics and information into simple methodologies, models, and language.
  • Trained over 7,000 staff in 33 countries in many areas of proposal development and program design.
  • Successful grant proposal developer; secured over 59 million dollars in US Government funding.
  • Significant management experience emphasizing a collaborative yet decisive style.
  • Ability to develop rapport with people of all cultures and ages.
  • Ability to work independently; 8 years experience as a teleworker; wrote CARE’s manual on telework.
  • Persuasive communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Inquisitive and creative with a good sense of humor.
  • Spanish speaking.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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