EVALUATIONS, POLICY & RESEARCH
Soledad is responsible for leading all project and organisational management processes and ensuring that DARA maximises the quality of its outputs. Since 2005, Soledad has worked for DARA as an evaluator of humanitarian response in complex emergencies. She specializes in monitoring and evaluation systems, mixed-method approaches, humanitarian policy and international quality and accountability standards. Her sectoral focus includes protection, refugee/IDP assistance, food security and livelihoods, and DRR interventions. In addition to evaluations, she has contributed to all the editions of the Humanitarian Response Index (HRI) and the Risk Reduction Index (RRI).
Evaluation Manager and Senior Researcher
Daniela has 11 years experience as a researcher and data analyst. As DARA’s Evaluation Manager she’s responsible for project management, quality assurance of evaluation products and communication with clients. Recently she managed the WFP PRRO Somalia evaluation. She has experience conducting impact evaluations and has also been involved in projects such as the Humanitarian Response Index (HRI), OCHA Study: Saving Lives Today and Tomorrow, Thematic Study of the Paris Declaration, and Risk Reduction Index (RRI), among others.
Ana does quantitative and qualitative analysis for evaluations and DRR research. She has been a part of the core team in projects such as the GFDRR program Evaluation, Risk Reduction Index and several WFP evaluations. Her field research experience includes Burkina Faso, Ghana, Honduras, Peru, Nepal and Sri Lanka. Prior to DARA, she worked as an environmental consultant and sustainability coordinator. Ana has a Master’s degree in Rural Planning and Development.
Researcher and Communications
Colleen provides research support to DARA’s evaluations and Risk Reduction Index and is responsible for communications. Prior to joining DARA, she worked for a training and organisational development consulting firm. She has a Master’s degree in International Development, for which she undertook a research study on civic activism and women’s microfinance groups in Bolivia.
Justine provides support to DARA’s evaluations and research studies, translation of DARA documents and general support to the organization. She has carried out various research projects, including an extensive work on the question of the use of torture by the United States in their foreign policy during the war on terrorism. She has a Master’s degree in Advanced Studies in Human Rights. She speaks French, English and Spanish.
FINANCE, ADMINISTRATION & HUMAN RESOURCES
Responsible for human resources, finance, and information technology.