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Silvia Possenti
Rome, Italy
Development specialist with 8 years of international professional experience with the United Nations, academia, NGOs and donors in the field of project management, M&E, women empowerment and livelihoods promotion. Flexible, dynamic and result-oriented with strong analytical skills, proficiency in four languages and field experience in East Africa and South Asia. Looking for new challenges.
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Area of Expertise:
  • Agriculture, Livelihoods, Microfinance, Rural
  • Capacity Building, Training, Advocacy, Political
  • Monitoring, Evaluation, Policy, Research, Analysis
  • Private Sector, Social Enterprise, Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Social, Education, Gender, Youth, Child
Professional Experience:
Eight years of international professional experience with the International Labour Organization (ILO), the World Food Programme (WFP), the Tufts University and the Italian Agency for Development Cooperation managing different technical cooperation projects in the areas of rural development and access to basic services. Carried out qualitative and quantitative research as well as monitoring and evaluation activities in relation to livelihoods promotion and women empowerment, including 4 years of field work in Ethiopia and Mozambique.

2012 Diploma of Advanced Studies in Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), University of Geneva

2007-2009 Master in Development Studies, “Sapienza” University of Rome
Erasmus Program, The Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (IHEID),Geneva

2003-2007 Bachelor in Development Economics, “Sapienza” University of Rome
Hindi Language Courses, Landour Language School, Mussoorie, Uttarakhand, India
Affiliations and Achievements:
European Association of Development Research and Training Institutes (EADI)

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  • Consulting assignments
  • Job opportunities
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    Years of Experience:
    5-10 years
    Highest Qualification:
    English, French, Spanish, Italian, Potuguese, Hindi, Ahmaric
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