Sabina Panth is CEPPS’s Collaborating, Learning & Adapting Advisor. Sabina provides overall management of CEPPS’ knowledge management and collaborating, learning, and adapting practices under DEPP; engages CEPPS partners in the operationalization of REL policies; and ensures that information gathered under DEPP is effectively shared across the CEPPS consortium.
Sabina has been involved in the international development field for over two decades. Her experience ranges form grassroots mobilization of microfinance groups in rural Nepal and South Africa to macro-level project design and policy advice with multilateral, bilateral and international non-governmental organizations. Sabina is trained in social analysis, policy research, impact assessment, and inclusive mitigation measures. In the past decade, her work has focused on research and knowledge-sharing for increased citizen engagement in governance reform initiatives, including anti-corruption and social accountability.
Sabina holds a master’s degree in Sustainable International Development from the Heller Graduate School of Management and Social Policy at Brandeis University and a bachelor’s degree in Environmental Studies from Gustavus Adolphus College. She has taught courses in community development, gender, and social inclusion in Kathmandu University-affiliated Bachelor’s in Development Studies Program.
In her free time, Sabina enjoys spending time with her family, going on outdoor excursions, and experimenting with cooking, which she enjoys sharing with friends and family.