Class 12 (2013-2015)

Daniela Tort, Mexico

Duke University – Master in International Development Policy

Daniela Tort is a community development practitioner committed to advancing the equality of the most vulnerable populations. She started her career in the public sector with the Ministry of Social Development in Mexico, leading projects to identify and prioritize poverty, guide decision makers and improve public expenditure for poverty eradication in local governments. She later joined the Susan G. Komen Global Initiative, where she designed the framework to implement a new granting program to advance breast cancer awareness and access to screening services in Latin America. Working with indigenous and other vulnerable populations in Panama, Mexico and India, she has gained expertise in community development, gender integration, and peace building. After graduating she hopes to join initiatives to increase resilience and development in fragile states.

Applied Field Experience

Gandhi Manav Kalyan Society & ICRW - India