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Connecting the Dots: Highlights from 17NTC

Ali Blajda is a Consultant in Vera’s Washington D.C. office. She brings more than five years of experience in global health and international development to the team. Ali holds a BA in International Affairs from George Washington University and an

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The Bigger Picture Beyond Data: Nick’s Road to Vera

A Consultant in Vera’s Boston office, Nick Strutt has experience in agricultural development, international trade law, and maternal and childhood nutrition. Before joining Vera, he spent more than three years overseeing a large randomized control trial in Ghana evaluating a

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Recapping Dreamforce 2016

Last month, Vera attended Salesforce’s 170,000-attendee-strong annual user meeting, Dreamforce. Held in San Francisco each year, Dreamforce attracts more than 8,000 non-profits, making it the world’s largest non-profit technology conference. While there were countless highlights, our favorite part of this

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Finding Beauty in Data: Kai’s Road to Vera

Kai Cowger is a Consultant for Vera Solutions based out of Boston. Prior to joining Vera’s North America team, he spent three years working in Uganda, first as a Global Health Corps fellow with the Ruhiira Millennium Villages Project and

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Eliminating the Information Gap: Jesse’s Road to Vera

Based in Cape Town, Jesse Twum-Boafo brings a background in Economics and Statistics to the Vera Consulting team. An innovation and Steve Jobs enthusiast, Jesse supports projects benefiting social impact organizations in Sub-Saharan Africa. This post is the latest in

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Vera Welcomes 4th Fellowship Class

Earlier this summer, the fourth class of Vera Fellows convened at Amherst College for an intensive week of training and team building. Hailing from Canada, South Africa, Switzerland, and the U.S., these eight young professionals used training to skill up in

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Good data saves lives: Natalie’s road to Vera

Natalie Price, based in Mumbai, manages Vera’s Implementation Support Team. She has an MPH from Yale School of Public Health and brings more than five years of experience in the education, health, and technology sectors to the Vera team. This

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Vera one of nine Salesforce.org International Impact Partners

Earlier this summer, Vera attended Salesforce.org’s London World Tour to celebrate the launch of its International Partner Program. Designed to support the technology consultant community serving Salesforce.org’s 28,000 nonprofit and higher education customers around the world, the Program launched with

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What to look for in a System Administrator

Athan Makansi, based in Mumbai, leads Vera’s work in Asia. A certified Force.com Developer, Booz Allen Hamilton alumnus, and former Kiva fellow, Athan brings more than seven years of experience in business operations and international development to the Vera team.

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Reach Incorporated: Collaborating to Raise Reading Levels

Washington D.C. public education institutions lag behind national standards of excellence for on-time completion, literacy rates, and other key indicators. Eighty-three percent of public school students in the city enter the ninth grade reading below their grade level. Literacy problems

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Vera Welcomes 150th Client

This month, Vera celebrates welcoming our 150th client, The Horn of Africa Development Initiative (HODI). HODI is an NGO devoted to improving lives in Marsabit, a remote region of Northern Kenya. Their programs tackle the consequences of growing severity and

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Welcoming the 2015 Vera Fellowship Class

For the third year, we’re proud to welcome a vibrant and diverse group of young professionals into the Vera Fellowship Program. After a mid-June retreat and intensive week of workshops, the Fellows joined Vera teams in Boston and Mumbai last

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Celebrating Women: Women Win

The International Women’s Day celebration continues. We’re highlighting some of our partners who work to advance the rights, health and livelihoods of women and girls around the world. Today, we’re profiling Women Win, a nonprofit organization using sport to address

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Celebrating Women: The BOMA Project

We’re wrapping up our weeklong celebration of International Women’s Day by highlighting the work of The BOMA Project, one of our partner organizations based in Kenya. The BOMA Project assists women working to achieve financial security. The BOMA Project’s high-impact

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Celebrating Women: GHI

This week, Vera is celebrating International Women’s Day by highlighting the work of some of our partners who work to advance the rights, health and livelihoods of women and girls around the world. Our third installment features Gardens for Health

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Celebrating Women: FMCH

This week, Vera is celebrating International Women’s Day by highlighting the work of some of our partners who work to advance the rights, health and livelihoods of women and girls around the world. The Foundation for Mother and Child Health

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Celebrating Women: I-Care

This week, Vera is celebrating International Women’s Day by highlighting the work of some of our partners who work to advance the rights, health and livelihoods of women and girls around the world. Today, we’re profiling I-Care, an organization working

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My Road to Vera: Vivaan

Vivaan Misra, a 2014 Fellow based in Mumbai, describes the experiences that led him to Vera. Vivaan grew up in New Delhi and graduated in 2012 from Carleton College, where he studied Economics and International Relations. Before joining Vera, he

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A Chat with Katie: Vera Fellowship

Katie McCloskey, a 2014 Fellow based in Boston, shares her thoughts on her first six months at Vera. Born and raised in Northern California, Katie graduated from the University of California, Berkeley with a BA in Human Geography. What about

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Partner Spotlight Video: FMCH

The Foundation for Mother and Child Health, based in Mumbai, delivers preventative healthcare and nutritional support to mothers and young children living in slum communities. We worked with FMCH to build a system that helps them manage data about patients, clinics,

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