Ms Hyomi Carty-Accra is the Monitoring and Evaluation Officer at BNTF Guyana. She has 10 years of experience in the development, public policy, and education spheres, and holds a Master’s degree in International Affairs from Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA). Prior to joining BNTF, Ms Carty-Accra worked as a research consultant for two United Nations agencies in the areas of peacekeeping, peacebuilding, and community empowerment. She has extensive experience in grant-writing, research, data collection/analysis, resource mobilization, and project management, by way of her work with the United States Peace Corps, and various NGOs and non-profit organisations. Ms Carty-Accra is excited to contribute to the dynamic work of BNTF, where she and her colleagues can directly partner with communities and organisations to reduce poverty levels and enhance the quality of life for citizens throughout Guyana.
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