Evita is a passionate advocacy professional with a master's degree in international relations from Leiden University. Her main drivers? To eliminate extreme poverty and to promote the human right to safe drinking water and sanitation. She has worked with global partnerships to provide strategic guidance on supporting civil society in the water, sanitation, and hygiene sector, and is experienced in organising large, international events. In 2021, she led the highly visible ''Voices for Water'' campaign that encourages civil society to speak up for their human right to water and sanitation.
Currently, at IRC, Evita is working as the Chief Director's Office. She directly supports the Executive and Senior Leadership of IRC in achieving its goals and long-term vision. By managing special projects, developing new strategies, and maintaining new or current partnerships and networks. Evita is also available for social consultancy assignments in the field of finance, advocacy and/or project management.
She speaks English, Dutch, Spanish and French