Lina leads the Mozambican Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Agenda. She is an applied economist and a results-oriented manager with a 10-year track record of working in rural development and entrepreneurship across Africa, Latin America, and Asia. Lina creates systems to measure the outcomes of resilience and entrepreneurship programs and maximize programmatic impact by empowering decision-making with evidence. In addition, she is a learning enthusiast, promoting best practice knowledge sharing and participatory, gender-sensitive, and ethical evaluation methods.
Lina received a B.S. and an M.A. in Economics from the Universidad de Los Andes in Bogotá, Columbia, and an M.P.A. in Development Practice from Columbia University in New York, U.S.A. She has previously worked closely with African governments designing M&E systems to track development performance. She has vast experience in impact evaluation of poverty policies and rural development programs, cost-benefit analysis, and strategic planning.
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