Esther joined the IRC WASH Strategic Partnerships team in September 2019. She has a Masters in International Development from Wageningen University and Research Centre with a specialisation in Rural Development and Sociology. And a Bachelors in the Liberal Arts and Sciences with a specialisation in International development studies and anthropology from the University College Utrecht. Since completing her Master in 2010, she has worked in the development sector for various organisations and in various countries on WASH, health and education.
Prior to IRC, Esther worked for over 4.5 years as an institutional fundraiser for an international NGO.