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Dominican Republic

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Dominican Republic

Our Team

Dominican Republic

Our Team

Director, Out of Country Office Projects, for Latin America and the Caribbean

Sergio De Marco

Sergio De Marco is IPA's Director, Out of Country Office Projects, for Latin America and the Caribbean, as well as Acting Country Director for IPA Peru.

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Research Analyst

Marian Estén Hernández

Marian works as a Research Analyst at IPA Dominican Republic. She is currently supporting a project in Nicaragua focused on evaluating socio-economic reality. At the same time, she is supporting a collaborative internship project in the Dominican Republic between the World Bank, Superate, and IPA.

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Research Analyst

Deyanara Matos Mena

Deyanara works as a Research Analyst for a project using Machine Learning models to help evaluate low-income women without credit histories access microcredit in the Dominican Republic.

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Administrative & Financial Assistant

Neydin Diaz

Neydin holds a Bachelor's degree in Psychology, with a focus on Industrial Psychology, and received supplementary vocational training in executive assistance and sales.

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Research Associate

Gabriela Lecaro

Gabriela works on a project using Machine Learning and Big Data to provide access to microcredit for low-income women without credit histories.

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Field Manager

Leandro Luzon

Leandro Luzon works as Field Manager for IPA Dominican Republic. He has vast experience working in the main cities of the Caribbean country, especially with vulnerable populations.

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Research Associate

Laura Polanco

Laura works as a Research Associate for the "Using Information and Communication Technologies to Address Air Pollution in Bogotá" project. Previously, she worked on a project evaluating the impact of a government social protection program in collaboration with senior policymakers.

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Director, Out of Country Office Projects, for Latin America and the Caribbean

Sergio De Marco

Sergio De Marco is IPA's Director, Out of Country Office Projects, for Latin America and the Caribbean, as well as Acting Country Director for IPA Peru.

Read Full Bio

Research Analyst

Marian Estén Hernández

Marian works as a Research Analyst at IPA Dominican Republic. She is currently supporting a project in Nicaragua focused on evaluating socio-economic reality. At the same time, she is supporting a collaborative internship project in the Dominican Republic between the World Bank, Superate, and IPA.

Read Full Bio

Research Analyst

Deyanara Matos Mena

Deyanara works as a Research Analyst for a project using Machine Learning models to help evaluate low-income women without credit histories access microcredit in the Dominican Republic.

Read Full Bio

Administrative & Financial Assistant

Neydin Diaz

Neydin holds a Bachelor's degree in Psychology, with a focus on Industrial Psychology, and received supplementary vocational training in executive assistance and sales.

Read Full Bio

Research Associate

Gabriela Lecaro

Gabriela works on a project using Machine Learning and Big Data to provide access to microcredit for low-income women without credit histories.

Read Full Bio

Field Manager

Leandro Luzon

Leandro Luzon works as Field Manager for IPA Dominican Republic. He has vast experience working in the main cities of the Caribbean country, especially with vulnerable populations.

Read Full Bio

Research Associate

Laura Polanco

Laura works as a Research Associate for the "Using Information and Communication Technologies to Address Air Pollution in Bogotá" project. Previously, she worked on a project evaluating the impact of a government social protection program in collaboration with senior policymakers.

Read Full Bio