Ms. Justine Jensen, MA Anthropology and Sociology of Development, emphasis in Gender Studies (°1988)
Justine Jensen is a Gender and Community Development Consultant specialising in Gender Analysis, Gender Mainstreaming, Maternal and Child Health, Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights, HIV/AIDS, Organisational Development, and Child Protection.
Of particular note, Justine worked with the Government of Mali to develop their five-year health sector plan, ensuring that women and children's specific needs were considered throughout the plan, and were directly addressed. This included designing gender-sensitive indicators to develop an evidence-based and actionable five-year plan, spanning three different ministries.
She has particular experience in strategy development and programme design and has conducted a number of qualitative and quantitative research assignments on behalf of clients such as DfID, UNAIDS, UNESCO, Plan, and CARE.
Recently, Justine has undertaken a number of scoping missions and market and funding analyses for various organisations, which were used to inform clients' strategic planning processes and improve programmatic reach and impact.
Justine speaks French and English and has lived and worked in West and Central Africa, where she gained direct experience designing and implementing health and social development programmes for local and international organisations alike.