Program Management Officer, Child Protection & Education
As Program Management Officer for World Vision US, Lisa manages a global portfolio of Child Protection and Education projects with special focus on promoting Gender Equality. Lisa’s education work addresses early childhood development, basic education, positive youth development, and School-related Gender-based Violence. Within her Child Protection projects, Lisa focuses on issues of violence against children, child marriage, gender-based violence, male engagement, structural violence, and community violence. Lisa also serves as a trainer for gender integration in programming with the World Vision US Gender Taskforce.
Prior to joining World Vision, Lisa was Education Director at a domestic youth organization and developed literacy training materials at a university literacy institute in Boston. In Nicaragua, Lisa worked as Women’s and Children’s Mental Health Program Manager at a protection agency. In this role, she led support groups for survivors of gender based violence and sexual abuse and provided individual counselling and case management for women and children.
Areas of expertise
- Child Protection
- Gender Equality
B.A. in Psychology (Boston College)
M.A. in Intercultural Relations (Lesley University)