Eva Karina Mejia Saravia has more than 15 years of direct experience working with international donors and implementing national-scale programs in coordination with key stakeholders. She has worked with the Government of Honduras, civil society and community-based organizations to accomplish organizational goals over her 20-year career. She joined Global Communities in 2005 and since then she has held diverse positions, starting as field technical officer, Grants Manager and Director of Finance and Administration.
In November 2015, Eva was promoted to Country Representative for Global Communities in Honduras. Under her leadership, and in less than three years, the country office and portfolio has experienced remarkable growth and positioning. The country office success was acknowledged by Global Communities with the Outstanding Team Award in June 2017.
Eva has experience managing and overseeing programs in public health, economic development, micro watershed management, climate change adaptation, humanitarian assistance and other social services, where participatory processes and capacity-building methodologies are key program principles. She has extensive work experience in project and organizational management, procurement, grants management, finance, human resources and compliance with multiple donors’ regulations.
Eva was born in Tegucigalpa, Honduras and holds a Master of Business Administration; she is fluent in Spanish, English and French. She also has served as professor postgraduate faculty.