Project Executive Director, USAID Accelerated Civic Development and Cooperation Project in Albania
In 2009, Natasha has completed her Master of Arts in Development Studies, with the specialization in Public Policy and Management, from the International Institute of Social Studies of Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands. She has graduated in 1990 from the University of Tirana in Biology and Chemistry. In 1998, she has also completed the postgraduate studies in Biodiversity from the University of Tirana.
Natasha joined ANTTARC in April 2017 in the position of the USAID Accelerated Civic Development and Cooperation Project Executive Director. Her previous work experience includes Senior Programme Officer / Grand Fund Manager of the Decentralisation and Local Development Programme-dldp, funded by Swiss Government and implemented by HELVETS Swiss Intercooperation (June 2016-March 2017), Project coordinator at UN Women Albania (2015-2016), and Senior Advisor – SNV Albania (1999-2011).
Natasha is a senior expert in local governance and decentralization, program management, strategy development, organizational and institutional development, social inclusion, and gender mainstream. She has a significant experience working for several international organizations such as Helvetas Swiss Intercooperation, UN Women, and SNV Balkan (The Netherlands Development Organisation).