Role: Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Advisor
Team: Women's Economic Empowerment team
Regine is currently on leave.
I lead CARE International’s Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning work for our Women’s Economic Empowerment programmes. As part of my role, I develop a MEL framework for WEE and technically support monitoring and evaluation for projects that aim to support female entrepreneurs, improve the status of women in value chains, provide financial services to women or ensure dignified working conditions for female workers. I also represent CARE International UK in the BOND MEL Working Group’s Steering Committee.
I greatly enjoy the global remit which means that I get to work closely with CARE MEL experts around the world. I have several years of MEL working experience, both for NGOs and social enterprises. However, I started my career as a humanitarian worker in South Sudan and have previously managed humanitarian projects in Asia for CARE International UK between 2011 and 2013. I hold a Master’s degree in Humanitarian Action from the Ruhr-University in Bochum, Germany, and a Master of Arts in Social and Political Studies from the European University Viadrina in Frankfurt (Oder), Germany.
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