Headshot of Esther Hallsdóttir
MPP 2023
WAPPP Intern, Carol Hamilton Scholar
Freetown City Council; Freetown, Sierra Leone

Esther will be working with the Mayor's Delivery Unit at the Freetown City Council to evaluate and enhance the city's gender policies and programming. Following her election in 2018, Mayor Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr launched the #TransformFreetown agenda. The agenda focuses on 11 priority sectors, underpinned by innovation and data-driven performance management. Esther's work will include collecting data on key gender indicators for the agenda, developing a gender monitoring framework and dashboard for each priority sector, and providing operational recommendations on strengthening gender policies and programming.

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