Belinda is an Advisor at BIT North America and provides qualitative expertise on a variety of domestic and international topics, including health and wellbeing, gender-based violence, and education. Prior to joining BIT, Belinda worked on early childhood development in Peru; intimate partner violence among the Muslim community in Baltimore; and HIV prevention/treatment among sex workers in Baltimore, Thailand, and Myanmar. She also worked for the CDC as a Public Health Associate, where she helped with the Connecticut Department of Public Health’s accreditation efforts and other health systems improvement projects.
Belinda holds a B.S. in International Affairs and Modern Languages (Spanish) from the Georgia Institute of Technology and a Master of Science in Public Health from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of International Health.