Meredith Feenstra has eight years of experience as a monitoring and evaluation specialist and program manager within international development contexts. She is passionate about using data to advance public health and its intersections with gender equality and social justice. She has demonstrated qualitative methods expertise on evaluations and other learning activities throughout sub-Saharan Africa, South and Southeast Asia, and the Middle East and North Africa. Her research interests include reproductive health, maternal and child health, and sexual and gender-based violence and has served as a gender equality and social inclusion advisor on numerous projects in Asia, but has worked across sectors, including education and democracy and governance.
Ms. Feenstra has a master’s degree in international development, with concentrations in global health and gender, from American University’s School of International Service. She also holds a bachelor’s degree in political science and peace studies from Gustavus Adolphus College (Minnesota) and is based in the United States.