Experience

Devi has deep knowledge and expertise in social sector issues.  We have training across diverse fields including anthropology, economics, public health, and social work. This, combined with decades of practical experience and broad skill sets, allow us to develop truly interdisciplinary solutions.

We have a proven track record of award-winning projects and have worked with a wide range of organizations, from local NGOs to multinational agencies.  What sets us apart is our practical yet innovative approach.  We know the challenges that face the social sector, and have a wealth of experience finding tailored solutions that deliver value-driven results.

Our expertise

Devi has worked across the social sector on a range of issues.  While we have highlighted our experience in the broad areas below, we can apply this expertise to help you build solutions to address any social issue.

We’ve spent years working both domestically and internationally on a wide array of public health projects.  Our projects span the depth and breadth of public health from state-level programs to bilateral coalitions.

Our subject matter expertise includes:

  • Global Health
  • Immunization
  • Preparedness Planning
  • Outbreaks & Humanitarian Emergencies
  • Family Violence
  • Maternal & Child Health
  • Nutrition & Obesity

We’ve worked in dozens of countries on many poverty alleviation projects ranging from fuel-efficient stoves to women’s micro enterprise. Our work includes program design, implementation and management as well as evaluation and strategic planning.  We worked on projects with rural communities, NGOs, Ministries of Health and multilateral agencies.

Our subject matter expertise includes:

  • Gender Equality & Women’s Empowerment
  • Education
  • Micro Enterprise
  • Sustainable Development
  • Global Development Partnerships

We have worked closely with diverse communities to identify areas of need, develop solutions, and take collective action.  Together, we have addressed complex issues, strengthened community organizations, built long-lasting coalitions, and empowered marginalized groups.

Our subject matter expertise includes:

  • Community Organizing & Social Mobilization
  • Refugee & Immigrant Issues
  • Coalition Building
  • Community-Based/Participatory Action Research
  • Marginalized Groups
  • Capacity Development
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Nonprofits & NGOs

We help nonprofits create mission-centric strategies, develop effective programs and prove impact through practical evaluation.

Organizations we have worked with:

Arab Community Center for Economic and Social Services (Community Development)
Asha for Education (Education)
Domestic Violence Resource Project (Violence Prevention)
International Trachoma Initiative (Global Health)
Oxfam America (Poverty Alleviation)
PACT (International Development)
Southwest Detroit Environmental Vision (Environmental)
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Foundations & Universities

Devi works with foundations and universities to identify emerging innovations and fine tune their strategies to provide greater impact. We help build grantee capacity, which helps you, build a stronger portfolio.

Organizations we have worked with:

CDC Foundation
Emory University
Kellogg Foundation
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
University of Michigan
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Governments & Multilaterals

Devi helps governments and multilaterals build strategies and programs across sectors. We streamline efforts, build coalitions for greater impact and prove value through integrated evaluation.

Organizations we have worked with:

US Department of Health and Human Services (CDC, CMS, FDA, NIH)
US Department of State (USAID, OFDA, EB, ECA, OFM, PRM)
United Nations (UNICEF, UNHCR)
World Health Organization
Ministries of Health (including Kenya, Egypt, Sierra Leone)
State & Territory Departments of Health (Washington, Arizona, Puerto Rico, USVI)
Local Government (San Mateo Parks & Recreation, City of Detroit)
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Coalitions & Associations

Devi understands the value of strong relationships. We have developed, led, and supported coalitions locally, nationally and globally.

Organizations we have worked with:

GAVI, the Vaccine Alliance
Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI)
Michigan Coalition to End Domestic and Sexual Violence
National Child & Maternal Health Education Program
National Public Health Information Coalition
Suffolk Partners in Prevention Coalition