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Alaysa Escandor is a former development analyst based in Manila, Philippines. She covered a wide range of development and humanitarian aid issues since. She was a fellow at the Konrad Adenauer Asian Center for Journalism. Her interests include humanitarian and development aid, health and gender.
Patricia Sarmenta is a Development Analyst at Devex’ surveys and advisory services team. She contributes to custom research projects and surveys commissioned by leading companies and development institutions. Patricia has a master’s degree in anthropology from the University of the Philippines, as well as degrees in sociology, global politics and cultural heritage from Ateneo de Manila University.