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Loritta Chan
Postdoctoral Research Assistant , University
San Diego, United States
Urban geographer with 6 years research expertise on livelihoods and inclusive cities for children and young people. Currently a postdoctoral research assistant in the UK.

Looking for job opportunities and consultancy assignments either remote or in the US, with aims to expand into monitoring and evaluation.
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Area of Expertise:
  • Monitoring, Evaluation, Policy, Research, Analysis
  • Private Sector, Social Enterprise, Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Social, Education, Gender, Youth, Child
Professional Experience:
I have worked as a research assistant / research fellow, policy communication fellow and consultant in the past 6 years. Previously, I have worked on topics such as schooling and urban livelihoods for children from waste picker families in Delhi (for my PhD), child-friendly cities, socio-environmental impacts of post-war infrastructure in Sri Lanka, caregiver use of public spaces, and active ageing in Nepal.

In my current capacity, I am a Postdoctoral Research Assistant, working on a project about youth livelihoods and inclusive cities. Recently, I was an external consultant with the ILO, contributing to a chapter on gendered employment impacts of the Covid-19 trade collapse and recovery in emerging countries.
Education:
PhD in Human Geography at University of Edinburgh. Focused on Schooling Access and Urban Livelihoods for Children from Waste Picker Families in Delhi.
Experience in qualitative methodologies, and participatory methodologies. Certificate in data skills (R and Tableau).
MA in South Asian Studies at University of Washington, Seattle.
BA in Economics and South Asian Studies at University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.
Available for:
  • Consulting assignments
  • Job opportunities

    Years of Experience:
    5-10 years
    Highest Qualification:
    Doctorate
    Languages:
    Chinese, English, Cantonese, French, Spanish, Hindi
    Nationality:
    Australia
    LinkedIn Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/loritta-chan-80387a45/
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