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Stella Maria Mendoza
Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist , International Non Profit
Metro Manila, Philippines
• Social Development professional with 15 years experience in development management
• Field of Specialization: Monitoring and Evaluation, Project and Program Management, Change Management, Strategic Planning, Training and Capacity Building
• Graduated with honors with an M.A. in Development Management from the Asian Institute of Management
• Work experiences in the Philippines, Myanmar, Bhutan
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Area of Expertise:
  • Capacity Building, Training, Advocacy, Political
  • Monitoring, Evaluation, Policy, Research, Analysis
  • Social, Education, Gender, Youth, Child
Professional Experience:

Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist, BEST Program, Cardno Emerging Markets, April 2018 to the Present
Managing a regional project on access to basic education in three Divisions in the National Capital Region and coaching on quarterly Refional program review.

Teacher Professional Development Specialist
Basa Pilipinas, EDC, June 2017 to February 2018
Trained school heads in two regions on supervising early reading and managing learning action cells. Supervised early grade reading assessment trainees.

Deputy Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist, BEST Program, Cardno Emerging Markets, October 2014 to June 2016
As Deputy M&E Specialist to the Basic Education Sector Transformation program of the Department of Education funded by Australian Aid, managed research contracts, prepares quarterly progress reports for a nationwide PHP 6 Billion basic education sector reform project, provides M&E capacity building and training for Department of Education Region and Division offices working in 6 Regions in Luzon and the Visayas.

Monitoring and Evaluation Adviser, GRM International February 2014 to June 2014
Monitoring and Evaluation Officer, GRM International, April 2011 to January 2014
As M&E Adviser to the Philippines Response to Indigenous and Muslim Education program of the Department of Education funded by Australian Aid, tasks involved preparation of the Project Completion Report, including writing and editing of case studies and other qualitative reports, management of a 15 member research team.
As Monitoring and Evaluation Officer for Luzon provided capacity building on M&E and qualitative data research and analysis, and grant management quality assurance in four Regions and ten provinces in Luzon and four Regions in Mindanao.

Social Protection Specialist, Bearing Point International, January 2008-July 2010
As Social Protection Specialist to the Electronic Governance for Efficiency and Effectiveness program of the Commission on Information and Communications Technology funded by the Canadian International Development Agency Project, managed Senior Consultant’s outputs and coordinated the interagency pilot project of DSWD, Philhealth and DOH on improved access of the poor to social services through e-service project development; prepared quarterly reports and ensured compliance with the project’s general logical framework

Executive Director, Pondo ng Pinoy, May 2006 – May 2007
As Executive Director managed the grants program of a nationwide church-based community foundation; administrative and financial management of the foundation and coordination of activities with the Board of Trustees; prepared the Foundation’s strategic plan and objectives framework; monitored formation, training, marketing, promotion, financial investment and fund disbursement programs of the foundation; developed the grants program policy and operational manual; developed quarterly and monthly reports; conducted regular progr
Masters in Development Management, Asian Institute of Management, Graduated with Honors
Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies, Ateneo de Manila University


Monitoring and Evaluation Training (IMA Institute, UK) Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Training for Transformation, (Partners, Ltd.) Hengrave, Surrey, UK
Microfinance Training Program (Economics Institute, University of Colorado) Denver, Colorado, USA
Advanced Bank Management training, Asian Institute of Management, Manila
Program for Development Management training, Asian Institute of Management, Manila
Affiliations and Achievements:
Managing a fruit and vegetable 5 hectare farm
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    Years of Experience:
    15-20 years
    Highest Qualification:
    English, Tagalog
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