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Senior Evaluation & Research Officer - Institutional Data
Shelly joined IPPF/WHR in 2005. She directs the institutional data team, which focuses on data collection and analysis of key institutional data sources, effective visualization and use of data for decision making, and data quality improvements throughout the region. In addition, Shelly develops and coordinates IPPF/WHR evaluation research projects and collaborations. She has designed, monitored and evaluated youth, HIV and sexual diversity projects in Latin America and the Caribbean. She also provides technical assistance, capacity building and training on monitoring and evaluation and vulnerability measurement to IPPF/WHR Member Associations.
Before joining IPPF/WHR, Shelly began her work in sexual and reproductive health as an engineer, designing women’s health care products. She transitioned to direct service provision as a health educator in San Francisco, where she provided counseling in schools and clinics and conducted street outreach for The Women's Community Clinic. While completing her Master of Public Health from Columbia University, she worked on evaluation projects for the Latino Commission on AIDS and Ipas, Mexico.
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English, Spanish, Hebrew, Dutch