Lauren W.

Senior Technical Lead, specializing in economic inclusion and social protection

Master's DegreeGeorgetown University

United States


A senior manager with experience in livelihoods, gender, and social protection, I bring proven expertise designing and advising on inclusive social and economic policy and programs for government ministries, multilateral institutions, and large NGOs to meet the needs of the most vulnerable. I am an insightful problem solver, strategic thinker, and people manager who excels at leading teams to develop and test innovative solutions to the most pernicious barriers facing the poor and marginalized. To date, I have advised nearly 20 government and development organizations; secured 40+ grants and consulting contracts; facilitated trainings for 200+ trainees; and delivered 30+ presentations in the US and abroad to policymakers, practitioners, and donors. I have also managed 15 staff domestically & internationally. My overseas work includes Bangladesh, the Philippines, Thailand, Sri Lanka, Ecuador, Colombia, Egypt, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, Nigeria, Lesotho, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom.


  • development
  • research & development
  • banking system
  • public administration
  • gender
  • test
  • nigeria
  • rwanda
  • ecuador
  • lesotho
  • philippines
  • Sectors
  • Funders
  • Countries

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