Evita started working at IRC in 2018, after finishing her Master degree in International Studies at Leiden University. With a specialisation in global conflict and peacebuilding in Sub-Saharan Africa. Before IRC, she did a traineeship at the Permanent Mission of the Netherlands to the UN in New York. In the Hague, Evita remained in close cooperation with the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) as she became the Chair of The West Wing, a youth think-tank established by the MFA of the Netherlands.
At IRC, Evita is working as a Programme Officer with a focus on advocacy and governance for strong WASH systems. She is available for social consulting assignments and she is currently working in the Watershed empowering citizens programme. Where she advises government and local partners on advocacy strategies and inclusive decision-making.
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