Carolina Buitrago serves as Program Coordinator at NALCAB. Carolina is responsible for conducting evaluations, research and analysis; grant writing, resource development and provide technical assistance to NALCAB members.
Carolina recently finished her Peace Corps Response service with the Secretary of Food Security and Nutrition in Guatemala. As a Monitoring and Evaluation Technical Assistant in the Peace Corps, Carolina supported the implementation for monitoring and evaluating a national food security program focused on a 10 percent reduction in chronic malnutrition in children by 2016. Previously, she interned at Olneyville Housing Corporation in Rhode Island and the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) in India. While at UNICEF, Carolina co-wrote a paper and publication about a community-based HIV intervention program. Carolina also served as an education volunteer with the Peace Corps in Cape Verde and in Colombia, her native country.
Carolina is a graduate of Clark University with a Master's degree in International Development and Social Change in Worcester, MA. She also holds a Bachelor's degree from the University of South Florida in Anthropology. Carolina is fluent in English and Spanish and conversational in Italian, Portuguese and Creole.