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Name: Clare Killian

Position Title: Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Intern

Location: United States

Technical Expertise: Maternal, Neonatal, and Child Health,Monitoring and Evaluation,Family Planning and Reproductive Health

Clare is an MPH student at Boston University School of Public Health focused on Global Health Program Design, Monitoring and Evaluation, as well as Maternal and Child Health. Prior to pursuing her MPH, she studied International Studies and Spanish at Loyola University Chicago. While in Chicago, she was a Programs Intern for the Chicago Council on Global Affairs, working closely with the Programs team on various global development issues and foreign policy objectives. She has worked with three public health-focused NGOs in Uganda. In Uganda, she was part of a cross-cultural team conducting baseline interviews relating to health practices including HIV/AIDS, malaria, obstetric fistula, family planning, and water and sanitation. Currently, she is the International Development Director for the Marianne Foundation for Youth Development, another small NGO located in Uganda. She acts as liaison between Ugandan staff and international partners as well as support many public health programming and monitoring of programs. In addition, she has held various responsibilities with her parent’s NGO based in rural Uganda, including promoting community development projects and assisting in fundraising and partnership development. Currently, she is a Research Fellow at Boston University’s School of Public Health, Department of Global Health, working with a team on a qualitative study examining adherence to ART for people living with HIV in Cape Town, South Africa.