Julia Weinstock has over nine years of international development experience in M&E roles. She has broad expertise in Theory of Change development and facilitation, results-based management, impact assessment and policy-oriented research. She has subject-area expertise in gender, social development, accountability and governance, humanitarian assistance and community stabilization and recovery programming. Julia has worked in the public sector in Brazil, led think tanks in the UK, and worked with the United Nations and USAID in Haiti from 2010 to 2013. Since 2013, she is Ayiti Nexus´ primary Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (ME&L) Advisor.
Myrna Domit’s connection to Haiti began in 2004 while working with the Public Information Office of the United Nations Peacekeeping Mission and later as a contributing reporter for the Associated Press. In 2009, she moved back to her native country, Brazil, to work for the New York Times Brazil Bureau. Later, Myrna specialized as a Communications Expert and Consultant for various clients worldwide, on event management, investigative documentary production, and brand development. Nowadays, she works as a Sr. Communications Specialist for a leading sustainability consulting firm based in Miami, FL. She also advises Ayiti Nexus on high-level activities requiring specific communications resources and skills, as well as media tool development and international media outreach.
Myrna has a B.A. in International Relations and Latin American Studies from Tufts University, and a M.S. in Journalism with a specialization in Digital Media from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism. She is fluent in English, Portuguese, Spanish; conversational in French and understands Haitian Creole.
Isaac Marcelin is a professional with diverse experiences in the fields of finance, public policy, monitoring and evaluation, and teaching. He is an Assistant Professor of Finance at the University of Maryland and has worked as a Senior Analyst in Public Policy within the Prime Minister of Haiti’s Office, where he developed monitoring and evaluation systems for a number of government programs in the past two years.
Isaac holds a PhD in finance from the Southern Illinois University. He has published in top tiered journals such as the Journal of Banking and Finance and the International Review of Financial Analysis; his works have been presented in several international conferences including at the UNU-Wider in Helsinki, Finland, and more recently at the Institute of Global Finance in Sydney, Australia as the keynote speech. He has also written several government reports for the Ministry of Commerce of Haiti to facilitate small and medium enterprises’ access to external finance, as well as their internationalization.
Isaac is the lead researcher and financial and statistical analyst for Ayiti Nexus.
A selection of vetted independent experts and firms with specialized skills is also attached to Ayiti Nexus’ roster and available on an as needed basis.