v Highly trained Physician, and global health development expert with over 14 years of experience in
international development, including health systems strengthening, skills transfer and capacity building,
technical expertise in global health care, international humanitarian medical programs, operations and
logistics, as well as refugee and migration programs and gender roles in development.
v An experienced project manager who has supervised teams of up to 20 staff and complex budgets; led
challenging development projects in multi-cultural and multi-religious environments
v Technical experience in Health System strengthening in low-resourced countries in terms of
assessment of needs and identifying gaps, and accumulated a successful track record in project design, capacity
building and training-the-trainer, community outreach, budget and resources management, supply chain
management and client relationship management.
v Diverse stakeholder experience, working across the public, private and NGO sectors, able to bring
together key stakeholders, including donors - such as the World Bank, USAID, CIDA, FedEx - and
municipal and national-level government officials, to meet pressing development challenges.
v Expertise in monitoring and evaluation, with the proven ability to develop oversight policies and
procedures to strengthen organizational operations and quality control.
v Multilingual professional with field-work experience in 16 countries, in Asia, Africa and South America.
v Excellent communicator and established facilitator who can negotiate comfortably in multiple languages,
and who has led dozens of train-the-trainer sessions for health professionals.
v An established medical humanitarian professional, recognized by the International Council of
Ophthalmology (ICO) for her humanitarian work in global Eye care and awarded the prestigious ICO
fellowship, and conducted extensive research with ICRC conjoint lab on migrants and refugees.
v An established researcher and international relations professional, awarded Pekis Scholarship at
Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, and conducted research on empowering women and increasing the
efficiency of their inclusion in development programs.
v An advocate for women in health, with focus on vulnerable groups.
v A coach and mentor for Girls On The Run GOTR -DC chapter.
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