Elizabeth Stones

Elizabeth Stones is a Senior Gender and Inclusive Development Specialist at EnCompass with over 10 years of experience providing technical support related to gender integration, inclusive programming, and gender-based violence (GBV) prevention, mitigation, and response for health systems strengthening, maternal and child health, reproductive health, HIV/AIDS, education, economic empowerment, and livelihoods programming. She leads gender and social inclusion analyses and other gender and GBV-related research efforts, facilitates the development and implementation of gender and GBV programmatic strategies, designs and facilitates in-person and virtual gender and social inclusion training and workshops, and provides overall technical leadership and management for global health projects across Sub-Saharan Africa. Prior to joining EnCompass, she managed HIV seroprevalence and behavioral risk studies in West Africa and provided technical support to global health research and technical assistance projects, including a multi-country Zika in pregnancy study; HIV prevention, care, and treatment activities for adolescent girls and young women; and health system strengthening programs for global health security. She developed and led the implementation of financial literacy and gender equality promotion programs for cooperative and savings group members in Rwanda. She also previously served as a gender, sexual health, and English educator for the U.S. Peace Corps in Rwanda. She speaks fluent English and French. Ms. Stones holds an MPH from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.


Gender-Transformative Program Design and Evaluation