Clara Alemann

Director of Programs

United States

Clara Alemann is the Director of Programs at Promundo. She is a gender specialist with over 15 years of experience in social science research, program design, implementation, and evaluation of governance and social development programs to advance gender equality. In the past decade her work has focused on the integration of gender and violence prevention within social development programs in the areas of early childhood development, youth development, sexual and reproductive health, parenting and caregiver support, as well as engaging men and boys in reproductive, maternal, and child health interventions. She recently led country portfolio reviews to assess the risks of large development projects to contribute to sexual exploitation and abuse (SEA), or other forms of gender-based violence (GBV). She has worked with international development organizations (the United Nations Development Programme, Inter-American Development Bank, World Bank) and is a mentor of The Prevention Collaborative, where she developed tools, guidance, and research on the intersections of violence against women and children, as well as provides technical accompaniment to organizations seeking to strengthen their work on family violence prevention. Clara has a master’s degree in Public Policy from the School of International Public Affairs at Columbia University and a BA in Political Science from the University of Buenos Aires. She has worked in different countries in Latin America and Africa.

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Clara Alemann

Clara Alemann is the Director of Programs at Promundo. She is a gender specialist with over 15 years of experience in social science research, program design, implementation, and evaluation of governance and social development programs to advance gender equality. In the past decade her work has focused on the integration of gender and violence prevention within social development programs in the areas of early childhood development, youth development, sexual and reproductive health, parenting and caregiver support, as well as engaging men and boys in reproductive, maternal, and child health interventions. She recently led country portfolio reviews to assess the risks of large development projects to contribute to sexual exploitation and abuse (SEA), or other forms of gender-based violence (GBV). She has worked with international development organizations (the United Nations Development Programme, Inter-American Development Bank, World Bank) and is a mentor of The Prevention Collaborative, where she developed tools, guidance, and research on the intersections of violence against women and children, as well as provides technical accompaniment to organizations seeking to strengthen their work on family violence prevention. Clara has a master’s degree in Public Policy from the School of International Public Affairs at Columbia University and a BA in Political Science from the University of Buenos Aires. She has worked in different countries in Latin America and Africa.

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