Host Organization: Care International
First Year Placement
From the CARE Zambia Country Office in Lusaka, Amelia worked as a Nutrition Policy and Advocacy Advisor. There, her work focused on raising the profile of nutrition as a development priority in Zambia through effective advocacy strategies and activities for the Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Fund. In her position, she encouraged multi-sectoral approaches to nutrition through stakeholder mapping and the development of advocacy tools; completed targeted policy analysis and championed policies that support nutrition-sensitive, climate-resilient, gender transformative agriculture; developed tools to monitor advocacy achievements; fostered government accountability by measuring the delivery of nutrition pledges and services from a community and national level; and collaborated with key partners to build leadership for nutrition in Zambia.
Second Year Placement
Based in Washington, D.C., Amelia worked within CARE’s Policy and Advocacy Team to enhance CARE International’s global food and nutrition security policy and advocacy agenda. As Global Nutrition Policy Fellow, Amelia conducted a global nutrition landscape analysis and supported the nutrition policy and advocacy efforts of CARE’s country offices.