Ellen EisemanEllen Eiseman is a global health professional with almost 40 years of experience in international health. She has worked on improving the quality of healthcare services in the public and private sectors in more than 20 countries, focusing on capacity building and training, management and leadership, and organization development. Previously, Ms. Eiseman was chief of party on the Mozambique FORTE Saúde project. Before joining Chemonics, she worked with Pathfinder International, EngenderHealth, Management Sciences for Health, and American Medical International in Latin America, Asia, Africa, Middle East, Europe, and Australia. Currently Ms. Eiseman is co-chair for the SID/W International Health and Nutrition Workgroup. She holds a master’s degree in organization development from American University/NTL, an M.P.H. in health education from the University of California Los Angeles, and a bachelor’s degree in Hispanic civilizations from the University of California Santa Barbara.
Catherine MaldonadoCatherine Maldonado is a public health nutrition specialist with more than twelve years of experience working in project design, management, gender mainstreaming, and monitoring and evaluation in Africa, Asia, the Americas, and the Middle East. In Nigeria, Ms. Maldonado designed, managed, and evaluated an integrated livelihood and nutrition activity targeting women from food insecure households. She oversaw a support activity that built the capacity of caregivers of orphans and vulnerable children to improve nutrition of their households with fortified food supplements. Ms. Maldonado also has experience designing and managing M&E tools for health and agriculture projects in Nepal, Nigeria, and the West Bank. She holds a master’s degree in international public health nutrition from the University of Westminster and a bachelor’s degree in political science from Loyola College in Maryland.