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Research Analyst
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Kamaladevy studied and worked in the non-profit sector and for the United Nations Development Program in Latin America for eight years. Her experience in programming fueled her commitment to strengthening accountability and transparency in development and social service programs—and she shifted her professional focus to providing evaluation consulting to organizations across the globe. Her passion for social accountability shapes her role at The Improve Group, where she works to enhance organizations’ reporting and transparency mechanisms.

Brings to the Team

  • Experience managing multiple projects in anti-corruption programming, human development, and poverty reduction on a global and local scale
  • Knowledge of diverse data coding and analysis techniques for large data sets
  • Strong skills in capacity building and facilitating cross-cultural workshops
  • Extensive handle on Learning Management Systems
  • Fluency in Spanish and French

Work Experience

  • The Improve Group, Research Analyst (2017-present)
  • MasterCard Foundation CAP Kenya, Evaluation Project Fellow (2016)
  • International Republican Institute, Anti-Corruption Programming Report Consultant (2015-2016)
  • Humphrey School of Public Affairs, Assistant Researcher (2015-2016)
  • Save the Children Thailand, Evaluation Consultant (2015)
  • A1 Express, Scheduling Manager (2014-2015)
  • United Nations Development Program, Education Project Coordinator (2012-2013)
  • Best Buddies Colombia, Activities Coordinator and Volunteer (2006-2014)

Education

  • Bachelor of Arts in International Relations, Universidad del Rosario Colombia
  • Master of Development Practice in International Development, Humphrey School of Public Affairs, University of Minnesota

Brings to the Community

  • Minnesota International NGO Network (MINN), Member of Board of Directors

Beyond the Bio

Kamaladevy came to the Twin Cities for higher education, but more than a school, she found a home. She enjoys spending time with her loved ones, salsa dancing, going to spoken-word events, watching classical movies, and finds comfort in her faith and traveling.