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Carmen Morcos

Senior Program Officer for Latin America
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    Languages Spoken: English, Spanish, Portuguese

Carmen Morcos is the Senior Program Officer for Latin America, responsible for developing and managing grantee partnerships in the region. Prior to joining EMpower, Ms. Morcos consulted for various international development organizations such as the Nike Foundation, Population Council, and Save the Children in youth- and adolescent girl-centered projects. Previously, she worked in the private sector in commercial securitization and fraud investigations. Ms. Morcos holds a Bachelor’s degree in Finance from the University of Illinois, and a joint Master’s degree in Business Administration and Foreign Service from Georgetown University. She is fluent in Spanish, competent in French, and knows basic Portuguese.
Carmen Morcos es la Oficial de Programas para América Latina, responsable por el desarrollo y la gestión de convenios con socios en la región. Antes de unirse a EMpower, la Srta. Morcos consultó por varias organizaciones internacionales de desarrollo, como la Fundación Nike, Population Council, y Save the Children enfocándose en proyectos con jóvenes y niñas adolescentes. Anteriormente, trabajó en el sector privado en la titulización comercial e investigaciones de fraude. La Srta. Morcos es Licenciada en Finanzas titulada por la Universidad de Illinois y tiene una Maestría conjunta en Administración de Empresas y Relaciones Internacionales de la Universidad de Georgetown. Habla español, es competente en francés, y habla portugués básico. Carmen Morcos é a Diretora de Programas para a América Latina, responsável pelo desenvolvimento e gestão de acordos com parceiros na região. Antes de iniciar na Empower, a Sra. Morcos consultou para várias organizações internacionais de desenvolvimento, como a Fundação Nike, Population Council e Save the Children em projetos com foco na juventude e adolescentes. Anteriormente, ela trabalhou no setor privado na área de securitização e investigações de fraude. A Sra. Morcos é formada em Finanças pela Universidade de Illinois e tem um Mestrado conjunto de Administração de Empresas e Relações Internacionais da Universidade de Georgetown. Ela fala espanhol, tem nível médio em francês, e fala Português básico.

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Cynthia Steele

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Lee Takakjian

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Ciara Masterson

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Nisha Dhawan

Senior Program Officer for India & Regional Advisor, Asia

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Neha Broota

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Theodoros Chronopoulos

Senior Program Officer for Africa

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Caitlin Mitchell

Program and Evaluation Officer

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Gritt Richter

Senior Program Officer for East & Southeast Asia

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Carmen Morcos

Senior Program Officer for Latin America

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Jayanthi Pushkaran

Assistant Program Officer for India

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Shelbi Goldman

Global Operations Manager

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Kayla Kohlenberg

Development and Communications Specialist

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Filiz Bikmen

Senior Program Officer for Turkey

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Wilson Ventura

Controller

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Jacqueline Chen

Hong Kong Development and Engagement Manager

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Ailsa Cheung

Development and Operations Assistant

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Blandine West

UK Development and Communications Assistant

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