Nadia has always been interested in development issues and monitoring its impact: She studied Economics and thrives in quantitative analysis, applied econometrics and monitoring & evaluation. She is also fascinated by gender dynamics and focused her Economic Development Master thesis on the determinants of women’s bargaining power in the household.
Nadia has worked with UNDP, FAO, governments and Fedesarrollo, a leading think tank in Latin America. She has conducted impact assessments of environmental and social policies in Colombia, contributed to the development of an effective M&E system for the global Green Commodities Programme and Good Growth Partnership led by UNDP, and helps countries develop agricultural typologies through economic modelling to identify efficiency levels and investment gaps. Nadia has also researched the state of debate on issues of gender in the Maritime.
She is part of WoMen+Sea because she is keen to combine her passion for quantitative methods and experience as researcher to better support gender issues.
In her free time, Nadia is a cat lover and enjoys cooking international recipes.