Erin Leasure is a Research and Programs Associate, based out of ICRW’s U.S. office, where she coordinates the implementation of research projects and provides technical assistance for the Global Health, Youth, and Development portfolio. In her current role, she provides specific technical and program support for projects focused on sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR), with a particular focus on girls and young women in refugee settings. Erin also conducts research on abortion in Mali and technology-facilitated gender-based violence (GBV) in the Asia region, as well as analysis of the global COVID response for informal women workers. Erin’s skill set includes monitoring and evaluation (M&E), quantitative and qualitative analysis, systematic literature reviews, and project coordination and management.
Prior to joining ICRW, Erin worked in clinical research and research oversight at the Washington DC Veterans Affairs Medical Center, where she coordinated research projects supporting Veterans health. As an intern at Self-Help International, Erin performed quantitative analyses and quality data checks, and she reevaluated M&E goals and indicators for their maternal and child health and school feeding programs based in Ghana. For her Master’s thesis, Erin completed a comparative analysis of how global feminist movements have impacted the social and political agendas addressing violence against women throughout history.
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