Gillian Ferwerda

gferwerda@crcna.org Gillian Ferwerda serves with Raise Up Global Ministries as Content Coordinator and Trainer Care Coordinator. In this role, she has the privilege of designing content for audiences around the globe. Raise Up Global works predominantly in English, Spanish, and French, but some of their material has been translated into 43 languages. Materials range from […]

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Claire Schouten

cschouten@internationalbudget.org Claire works with state institutions, civil society actors, international organizations, investors and development partners around the world to advance budget transparency, participation, credibility and accountability norms and practices. Claire is a specialist in social accountability, action learning, capacity development, and policy guidance. Claire has held positions in the Canadian government, United Nations and non-governmental […]

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Erika Rice

erice@alzon.ca Erika Rice (she/her) has been working with non-profit health organizations for over 20 years.  Since 2013, Erika has been an educator with the Alzheimer Society in Ontario.  The Alzheimer Society is committed to providing education designed using the Dialogue Education™ framework, including U-First!®, First Link® Learning Series and Taking Control of our Lives.  As […]

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Krista Belcher

krista@pebblesconsulting.com Krista lives in UK, in coastal Cornwall with her family and too many animals (according to her husband). Krista is an experienced facilitator, designing and delivering highly interactive, thought provoking and fun workshops with key customers and colleagues. Krista has a passion for people and loves seeing the impact of an Intentionally Designed workshop […]

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Sophia Chin

sophia.p.chin@mass.gov Sophia is the Director of Learning and Development in the Metro Boston Area in the Massachusetts Department of Mental Health.  Her passion is to contribute to people’s growth and improvement.  She is a licensed independent clinical social worker and has worked in a variety of settings such as child welfare and adoption agencies and […]

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Claire Boswell

cboswell@fh.org Claire works for Food for the Hungry, as Technical Advisor in Social and Behavioral Change. She supports both development and relief programming to design, implement and monitor behavior change strategies across various sectors. Her particular interests are developing and applying simple, practical tools to build field capacity in behavior change and monitoring and evaluation.   […]

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Elena Mondo

emondo@internationalbudget.org Elena has been working at the International Budget Partnership (IBP) since 2007. She supervised the Open Budget Survey (OBS) research until 2016, and is now senior technical advisor to the Open Budget Initiative, leading the team’s capacity building efforts and managing the technology innovations that help streamline and facilitate the team’s work and connections […]

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Mary DeCoster

mdecoster@fh.org Mary’s work has been deeply influenced and guided by the principles of Dialogue Education for over 20 years. She works for Food for the Hungry, an international relief, development and advocacy organization, as a specialist in behavior change and social norm change.  She received the 2019 Dory Storms Child Survival recognition award from CORE […]

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Viviana Cornejo

vcornejo@crcna.org My name is Viviana Cornejo (Vivi). I’m originally from Chile. I’m currently living in Michigan, a beautiful state, but I miss the mountains. I work for the office of Race Relations of the Christian Reformed Church researching, writing, facilitating, and preparing facilitators for the many workshops and training we provide to create awareness and […]

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Andres Ponce

aponce@internationalbudget.org Andrés is a Program Officer with the International Budget Partnership, where he works with civil society to make government budgets more open and accountable. He is responsible for data collection and analysis for the Open Budget Survey and provides technical assistance and capacity development for civil society to advance budget analysis and advocacy to […]

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