Exchange to Change | September 2015 | Page 6

Hervé Kokora Kouandé | Ivory Coast Master of Development Evaluation Wade Watkins | Oklahoma, USA Master of Governance and Development | 2003 Management | 2006 Where do you work? Passionate about and why? I am Sr. Consultant, M&E and Management Consulting (owner) and I am working on international development projects implemented by INGOs and UN Agencies in developing countries, mainly in Africa. In particular, I help organizations to design their programs (strategic planning), establish Performance Monitoring Tools and System (including the design of indicators and M&E plan), conduct studies aiming to enhance the role of women in development, as well as their empowerment (gender studies) and evaluate the impact of their programs. I am passionate about development and humanitarian interventions targeting vulnerable people, especially women and children. In that line, I am proud to see that some top sports women are involved actively to promote the role of women in development through their involvement in development issues. For instance, they are participating in those issues as ambassadors for many development organizations, involved in TV spots to promote education of girls, the role of women or to fight against poverty, Aids, malnutrition… Wamaitha Kimani |