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Paloma Bellatin

Senior Advisor, Latin America & the Caribbean

Paloma Bellatin is a Senior Advisor at BIT North America, where she researches and develops behavioral science-informed policy and program innovations for government partners. She designs, implements, and analyzes rigorous evaluations to determine the impact of policies, with a regional focus on Latin America and the Caribbean and a thematic focus on gender-based violence prevention and social protection policy.

Prior to BIT, Paloma worked in research, program implementation, and evaluation in the multilateral sector. She worked in the International Finance Corporation of the World Bank in Peru on rural community development in conflict-prone mining areas. Before that, she worked in the Social Protection Division of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Rome headquarters on policy support regarding decent rural employment and rural youth, with a focus on Central America.

Paloma holds a Master’s in Public Affairs from Princeton University with a focus on Economics and Public Policy, and a BA in Political Science and Government from the Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Peru.