Becca Leaman

Program Coordinator

"Be a fruit loop in a world full of Cheerios."

Scientists Bio

Becca works as a Program Coordinator on the USAID-funded Conservation Works (CW) activity based in Liberia. In this role, she manages Monitoring and Evaluation of programmatic activities, as well as partner logistics. Throughout the life of CW, she will also work with partners to incorporate gender-based programmatic elements. 

Becca obtained a Master’s degree from New York University in Global Affairs with a Global Gender Studies concentration, and an undergraduate degree in International Relations from Iona University. During her Master’s degree, she was trained on Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning, created an online toolkit for 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence, supported a gender-based violence organization in Botswana through the virtual Peace Corps, and helped organize after-school programs in NYC for high-school-age girls. Before joining EcoHealth Alliance, Becca served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Botswana. While there, she worked with a local non-profit creating a new ME&L system for the organization, assisting with programming for vulnerable populations, and incorporating gender components into the local clinic. Becca approaches international development through a community based approach drawing from an array of international experiences, her educational background, and working alongside her community in Botswana.