Title: Principal Associate
Languages: English (native); French (reading and writing knowledge)
Education: M.S., Human Rights, London School of Economics
B.A., History, Brown University
During her 10+ years’ work in international development, Lis Meyers has specialized in developing and implementing strategies, institutional policies, and technical activities to improve gender equality and women’s empowerment results at programmatic and organizational levels. She is a Managing Associate at Nathan, where she leads gender integration and social inclusion across a portfolio of international projects, manages new business development, and provides technical assistance to clients.
Ms. Meyers has designed and provided input on gender equality strategies and gender action plans, conducted gender assessments, analyses, and research, facilitated gender integration trainings, led workshops for women entrepreneurs, and provided technical assistance on gender issues for USAID, GIZ, CGAP/World Bank, UNWomen, and international NGOs. She has sectoral expertise in economic growth, trade, agriculture and food security, gender-based violence, and health. Previously, she was a Senior Gender Specialist at Banyan Global, where she oversaw gender integration for projects in Africa and Asia.
Ms. Meyers is a co-facilitator of the SEEP Women’s Economic Empowerment Working Group, where she leads activities to promote collaboration, learning, and knowledge-sharing for working group members around the world.