Denise is a Research Fellow at BRAC Uganda, focused on BRAC’s Independent Evaluation and Research Cell, supporting integrating participatory approaches into evaluation and research to facilitate engagement from beneficiaries. Having worked in East Africa for the past 5 years, her experiences include supporting an RCT addressing the intra-household effects of the MasterCard Foundation Scholarship for academically talented but economically disadvantaged secondary students in Uganda. Most recently she collaborated with the Qatar Foundation, co-authoring a paper addressing the underlying factors associated with failure of students to transition or dropout of secondary school in Uganda and Bangladesh.
Established in 1998 in Bonn, Germany, IZA is an independent, non-profit research institution supported by the Deutsche Post Foundation with a focus on the analysis of global labour markets. It operates an international network of about 1,500 economists and researchers spanning across more than 50 countries.
Based on academic excellence and an ambitious publication strategy, IZA serves as a place of communication between academic science and political practice.
The Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO) leads the UK's work to end extreme poverty. We're ending the need for aid by creating jobs, unlocking the potential of girls and women, and helping to save lives when humanitarian emergencies hit.
FCDO is a ministerial department, supported by 12 agencies and public bodies.