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Registered in Amsterdam, The Netherlands

KvK-nummer 66482631

Abbreviated CV


  • London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. Currently pursuing MPhil/PhD in Public Health and Policy (part-time). September 2014-present.  Expected graduation 2020.

  • Columbia University. Masters of Public Health: Department of Population and Family Health Reproductive, Adolescent & Child Health (2005). Recipient of the Population Family Health Award for Academic Excellence, 2005

  • Stanford University. Bachelor of Science: Biomechanical Engineering, Product Design (1998)


  • London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. Theory of Change to design and evaluate complex interventions (May 2015).

  • HarvardX (Harvard University online course via edX). Health in Numbers: Quantitative Methods in Clinical and Public Health Research, 2013. Certificate (97%).

  • MITx (MIT online course via edX). The Challenges of Global Poverty, 2013. Certificate (92%).



  • Native English speaker, Spanish (advanced), Italian (conversational), Hebrew (conversational), Dutch (pre-intermediate), French (reading comprehension).

  • Research design, data collection, evaluation (qualitative, quantitative), program design and implementation, training methods, SPSS, STATA, NVIVO, Dedoose, Pivot tables, Tableau, Excel.



Independent Consultant, Makleff Consulting. Amsterdam, the Netherlands (Aug 2016-present)


Senior Research Officer (previously Senior Evaluation and Research Officer, Evaluation Officer, Evaluation Coordinator). International Planned Parenthood Federation/Western Hemisphere Region. New York, NY (Aug 2005 – July 2016)

  • Develop and coordinate evaluation research in collaboration with research partners (qualitative and quantitative). Develop theories of change, conceptual models, surveys and indicators for sexual and reproductive health projects. Provide technical assistance, capacity building and training on monitoring and evaluation, data quality, and vulnerability measurement with organizations of varying sizes in Latin America and the Caribbean. Proposal writing, budget management, data visualization, e-learning. Supervise team of data analysts and interns. All projects in English and Spanish.


Adolescent Health Research and Teaching Assistant, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University. New York, NY (Oct 2004 - Jul 2005)


Research Assistant, University of California. San Francisco, CA (Feb - May 2003)

  • Participant recruitment, survey implementation and data compilation for study, ‘Improving Abnormal Pap Smear follow-up among Ethnically Diverse Women.’  


Various, Women’s Community Clinic. San Francisco, CA (Mar 2001 - May 2003)

  • Project and Operations Coordinator / Interim Clinic Manager: Supervised clinic operations, conducted volunteer recruitment, training, supervision and coordination. Coordinated daily clinic operations including clinic flow, inventory, chart review.

  • Health Educator / Counselor / Outreach Worker: Provided sexual and reproductive health education, referral and outreach to uninsured and underinsured women, including injecting drug users and sex workers.


Health Educator, National Council on Alcoholism. San Francisco, CA (Jan - Jun 2001)

  • Developed, piloted and implemented substance abuse prevention curriculum among 4th-8th graders in public and private schools.


Research and Design Engineer, DesChutes Medical Products. Bend, Oregon (1998 - 2000)

  • Developed and prototyped women’s health care products to prevent and treat incontinence, pelvic floor prolapse and sexual dysfunction.



  • Evaluation Intern, Latino Commission on AIDS, New York (Sep - Dec 2004)    

  • Evaluation Intern, Ipas Mexico, Mexico City (Jun - Aug 2004)

  • Communications Intern, Physicians for Reproductive Choice and Health, New York (Feb - May 2004)


  • Peer reviewer for International Journal of Sexual Health (2015 - present)

  • Evaluation advisor to Mama Cash, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (2012)

  • Abstract reviewer for Global Health Council conference (2007 - 2010)

  • Co-chair, Public Health Students for Reproductive Freedom, Columbia University (2005)

  • AmeriCorps/HealthCorps volunteer, California (2001 - 2002)

  • Group facilitator, Central Oregon Battering and Rape Prevention Alliance, Oregon (1999)

  • Mentor and Tutor, Barrio Assistance program, Stanford University (1995 - 1996)

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