The USAID/Ethiopia Agriculture Knowledge, Learning, Documentation and Policy (AKLDP) project, as part of the Feed the Future portfolio in Ethiopia, was tasked with helping USAID, its Implementing Partners, and the…
Elisabeth Keegan supports the USAID Agricultural Knowledge, Learning, Documentation, and Policy (AKLDP) projects and Resilience Learning Project (RLP) in east Africa. As the focal contact for all administrative and coordination functions for the AKLDP and RLP projects, Elisabeth works closely with project coordinators in the field and with Feinstein’s administration support team in the U.S.. She is in charge of monitoring contract deliverables and ensuring that the field programs receive the materials and funding they need to do their work successfully.
Previously, Elisabeth worked at the USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University as a Budget and Administrative Assistant. Before joining Tufts, Elisabeth worked as grant support specialist, securing funding and overseeing grant implementation for a small NGO in Punta Gorda, Belize. She has also served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Ukraine, where she taught English as a foreign language, and organized and led a nation wide youth leadership and civic engagement seminar series and summer forum.
Elisabeth holds a B.A in Geography from California State University in Long Beach and an M.A. in Sustainable International Development from the Heller School for Social Policy and Management at Brandeis University.
Originally from San Diego, Elisabeth has lived in the Boston area since 2013.
Elisabeth joined the Feinstein International Center in May 2016 and is based in Boston, MA.