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Silvia AlayonSilvia Alayón
Nutrition and Monitoring Advisor
Alive & Thrive, Save the Children

Silvia Alayón is seconded to Alive & Thrive by Save the Children. Silvia worked six years at the University of North Carolina for the MEASURE Evaluation project, focusing on M&E of HIV/AIDS programs. Her previous experience includes working for the Office of the U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator and Macro International. Silvia has an Master of Science in Social Science, Food Policy, and Applied Nutrition from Tufts University and a Bachelor of Science in Dietetics and Nutrition.

Ann-Jimerson-Website-300x300Ann Jimerson
Senior Specialist in Behavior Change
Alive & Thrive, FHI 360

A seasoned professional in behavioral science and social marketing, Ann Jimerson contributes to A&T’s formative research, strategic program and communication design, and evaluation of Viet Nam’s national mass media campaign. Ann has a talent for analyzing and applying consumer research to produce programs that result in real changes in behavior. Recently, she created and co-produced A&T’s e-magazines and our online, video-based series of “case study kits for behavior change.” These innovative tools package and share lessons from A&T’s field experience, reinforcing sound and practical methods for promoting improved feeding practices.

Tina-Sanghvi1Tina Sanghvi
Country Programs Director
Alive & Thrive, FHI 360

Tina Sanghvi served five years as Alive and Thrive’s Senior Country Director in Bangladesh. She has worked more than 35 years in international health and nutrition as technical advisor and director of country operations in international public health programs in Asia, Africa, and Latin America. Tina holds a doctorate in nutrition and training in Global Burden of Disease analysis. She worked for 7 years at the global BASICS – Child Survival project. She is the author of several books and published articles, including Nutrition Essentials – A Guide for Health Managers, on how to mainstream nutrition in health services. Before her Alive & Thrive assignment, Tina was the Country Director for A2Z, the USAID Micronutrient and Child Blindness Project.


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