MELI'S Manager Julia leads the Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning for Impact department at Alterna. As Director of the department, she uses data to highlight the great work of the Alterna team. At the same time, she designs systems to provide data-driven recommendations to strengthen the services provided to entrepreneurs in the region. Julia studied International Studies in the United States and earned her Master’s in Sociology from the American University of Beirut in Lebanon.
Before moving to Guatemala, Julia lived in the last eight years in the Middle East, working in communications and evaluation of development programming with refugees.
What inspires her? Outside of the office, you’ll find Julia exploring a market in search of ingredients to experiment within the kitchen, practicing yoga, or heading to the beach.
Curious fact Julia has never lived more than four years in one country.