As a consultant with a research and evaluation background, Anna brings a foundation of academic rigor to the more practical questions that social enterprises and impact investors face, and helps them develop realistic strategy and M&E solutions. Her thematic focus areas are global health, microfinance and gender lens development, and she has worked with enterprises throughout the developing world, though she speaks Spanish and has an affinity for Latin America.
Before launching her consulting practice, Anna spent several years working with the UCSF Global Health Group, where she worked with health social enterprises and conducted research on malaria diagnostic testing in Nigeria. Prior to that, she managed research and operations as Mexico Country Director for Innovations for Poverty Action, and conducted research at the Financial Access Initiative at NYU and the University of Washington. Anna received a Master’s in Public Administration with a focus on International Policy from New York University, and a Bachelor’s with distinction in International Studies from the University of Washington.
Consulting clients have included the Linked Foundation, Global Partnerships, Qualcomm Wireless Reach, the Aspen Institute and Innovations in Healthcare at Duke University. Anna is based in Seattle.
I speak on my work in health, microfinance and development research at a variety of global conferences. I also provide trainings and workshops on evaluation tools and methods. Contact me for more information!
Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs (ANDE) Annual Conference, panel discussion on investing in global health, Washington D.C., September 2016
SOCAP, presentation for Women & Children's Health working group, San Francisco, October 2015
ANDE Annual Metrics Conference, Washington DC, June 2015
Foro Latinoamericano de Inversion de Impacto (FLII), Panel discussion on Social Franchising, Merida, Mexico, February 2015
International Health Economics Association (iHEA) World Congress, Private Sector Symposium, “The Impact of Clinical Social Franchising on the Delivery of Health Services: A Systematic Review” Sydney, Australia, July 2013
Uttar Pradesh State Convening of Private Sector Health Care Providers, "Mapping the Landscape of Private Provision in Uttar Pradesh: Opportunities for Private Sector Engagement" Lucknow, India, December 2012
International AIDS Conference satellite session "Integrated Prevention Campaigns: Evidence for Impact and Efficiency, Global Applicability, and Sustainability", Washington D.C., July 2012
American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH) 61st Annual Meeting, "The conflict between de jure and de facto healthcare roles among Retail Providers: a Qualitative Study of Malaria Case Management in Nigeria" (Poster Session) Atlanta, Georgia, November 2012