News: Chemonics Names Catherine Kannam as the Company’s First Chief Operating Officer

Chemonics International is proud to announce Catherine Kannam as its first chief operating officer. Catherine, who joined Chemonics in 2010, has extensive experience in the international development sector, including stabilization, local economic development, municipal governance, gender equality, and social inclusion. As chief operating officer, Catherine has assumed oversight of the executive division, including the Diversity, Equity,…

Leveraging Data for Meaningful Progress Towards Disability Inclusion

To learn more about data collection tools for disability inclusion, check out the Monitoring and Evaluation Strategies for Disability Inclusion in International Development Guide. Contact GESITeam@chemonics.com with questions. In the last 15 years, advocacy for the inclusion of persons with disabilities in international development has been rising. As persons with disabilities compose a sizable portion of the global population, approximately 15…

Monitoring and Evaluation Strategies for Disability Inclusion in International Development

Integrating disability inclusion into international development programming is critical to achieving inclusive development goals. This guide is intended to support proposal and project teams in meeting requirements for disaggregated participant data (or other disability inclusion measures) and to integrate disability inclusion into their monitoring and evaluation plans. It includes background on data and disability inclusion,…

Dr. Kenya Dugger

Dr. Kenya Dugger brings 21 years of experience in the Army and Department of Defense, and more than twelve years of experience working with executives and employees in the areas of global diversity and inclusion, data analysis, culture awareness, ethics and compliance, and human resources. Prior to his position at Chemonics, Kenya spent two years…

Defining and Advancing a Gender-Competent Family Planning Service Provider: Competency Framework and eLearning Course

Around the world, gender norms influence the ability of individuals, couples, and families to meet their desired family planning needs. Provider bias and power imbalances in client-provider and client-client interactions impact the quality and accessibility of family planning reproductive health service providers who have great potential to be change agents. As they overcome biases and…