Jindra has 30 years of experience in international development, using participatory methods to learn from experts in 27 countries, ranging from villagers in Africa, Central America, and the Balkans to policy makers and ministers around the world.  All of these voices have informed her focus on post-project sustained and emerging impact evaluation and advocacy at  She has a PhD in International Political Economy from The Fletcher School of Law & Diplomacy, serves on various boards, and has been a Fellow at the University of Cambridge (UK). She lives in Washington DC and Prague, Czech Republic with her children.

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Poor villagers like Edith, Aminata, Rituu, and Juan don’t appear much on the nightly news.  You might never know they exist unless you stop and read your mail from some charity asking you to help them.  On the brochures, they can look scared or sad; maybe surrounded by their thin children, with a parched land […]

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