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Our People .

Former Senior Associate Nataly Cruz-Castillo

Nataly Cruz-Castillo is formerly a senior associate in Chemonics’ Economic Growth and Trade Technical Practice.

by Nataly Cruz-Castillo

Workforce Development for a Resilient Future

In addition to a growing youth population, many developing countries are experiencing changes – including COVID-19, digitalization, and a rise in private sector engagement – that are altering the workforce and employment landscape. Based on lessons from programs that Chemonics has implemented worldwide, we offer five recommendations for how to design workforce development projects that…

How to Promote Meaningful Partnerships with Indigenous Peoples

Indigenous peoples and communities are critical to sustainable development outcomes across many sectors, including environmental conservation, economic growth, and social justice. Yet historical and structural barriers have posed a challenge for meaningful engagement of Indigenous peoples, that leverages their knowledge, expertise, and solutions. In part due to a misalignment of priorities, Indigenous peoples’ representation has…