Karen E.

Independent Consultant, MCH, SRHR, Child Protection, M&E, Program Management

Master's Degree



Twenty-five years in international and U.S. public health, with an MPH in maternal and child health and a focus on sexual and reproductive health and rights, child protection, M&E, and program management. • Program Management: 16 years in program management/direction, including 9 years directing maternal and child health home visitation program, responsible for operations, budgeting, strategic planning. Two years as Director of Family Planning and Community Health Education in Haiti. • Capacity Building: Built teams of highly skilled, motivated and effective community health workers and supervisors through strong hiring, training, supervision, and capacity-building practices. • Performance Monitoring and Quality Assurance: Expertise in defining program targets, developing monitoring tools, continuous quality improvement, and evaluating effectiveness and cost-efficiency. • Health Policy & System Strengthening: 12 years strengthening health systems though policy analysis and development, advocacy, and public-private partnership building related to maternal and child health, early childhood development, gender, child protection, and health care access. • Vulnerable Populations: 10 years of international experience in Madagascar, Haiti, Costa Rica, South Pacific, Myanmar. 20 years working with women and families in poverty and victims of violence and child abuse.


  • reproductive health
  • development
  • monitoring / evaluation
  • services
  • research & development
  • haiti
  • madagascar
  • fiji
  • vanuatu
  • costa rica
  • Sectors
  • Funders
  • Countries
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