CONTACT

Rebecca Justus

GENDER & DEVELOPMENT CONSULTANT

Email:

rjustusconsulting [a] gmail.com

© 2018 by Rebecca Justus

FOCUS AREAS

PROGRAM & PROJECT MANAGEMENT

  • Providing technical support on project implementation; researching lessons learned and best practices

  • Contributing to monitoring and evaluation, budget oversight, site visits, strategic planning, and reporting

Managed $5 million project in addition to smaller projects, working with local and international NGOs

ADVOCACY & COMMUNICATIONS

  • Assisting in developing global and national-level campaigns and advocacy strategies

  • Creating high-quality communications materials in support of grassroots and international advocacy efforts

​Maintained online platform for communication between 210 anglophone and francophone users

FUNDRAISING & DEVELOPMENT

  • Researching funding opportunities; donor mapping; database management; proposal development; donor reporting

  • Establishing and maintaining relationships with partners, donors, stakeholders; raising visibility of local organizations

Wrote and edited key sections of successful $4 million, 5 year USAID/CDC proposal

TRAINING FACILITATION

  • Co-developing training curricula for in-person trainings on gender, strategy, organizational approach and methodology

  • Co-facilitating in-person trainings

Prepared course materials and conducted online trainings on advocacy, communications, and the Sustainable Development Goals

Rebecca Justus

GENDER & DEVELOPMENT CONSULTANT

Rebecca works with organizations across the world to advance gender equality, social inclusion, and human rights. She has extensive experience managing projects, conducting trainings, building partnerships and relationships, fundraising and developing proposals, and researching and writing reports.

 
THEMATIC EXPERTISE
 

  • Violence against women and girls

  • Social and behavioral change

  • Child, early and forced marriage

  • Women’s economic empowerment

  • Sexual and reproductive health and rights

  • Harmful traditional practices

  • Girls’ education

  • LGBTQI rights

  • ​Sustainable Development Goals

  • Civil society strengthening

  • Human trafficking and slavery

  • Peacebuilding and conflict transformation

CURRENT CLIENTS
 

MERCY CORPS

Focus countries: Ethiopia, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Uganda, Zimbabwe

HIMIZA SOCIAL JUSTICE

Focus country: Tanzania

JS FUND FOR HOPE

Focus country: Ghana

PAST PROJECTS
 

AGA KHAN FOUNDATION, AFGHANISTAN

Focus country: Afghanistan

HEARTLAND ALLIANCE INTERNATIONAL

Focus countries: Côte d'Ivoire, DRC, Nigeria

FREE THE SLAVES

Focus countries: Brazil, DRC, Ghana, Haiti, India, Nepal

SEARCH FOR COMMON GROUND

Focus region: Sub-Saharan Africa

TOSTAN INTERNATIONAL

Focus region: West Africa

WOMEN THRIVE ALLIANCE

Focus regions: Africa, Asia Pacific, LAC, Middle East

YUNUS SOCIAL BUSINESS, ALBANIA

Focus country: Albania

EDUCATION
 
2019-2020
2011

UNIVERSITY OF SUSSEX

MA Human Rights

BOSTON UNIVERSITY

BA International Relations

Minors: French, Italian

 
LANGUAGES

English - Native

French - Fluent

Italian - Intermediate

Spanish - Basic

 
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