Georgia Taylor, Director of WISE Development
Georgia Taylor has been working on gender, women’s economic empowerment and sexual and reproductive health for over 15 years. She has excellent leadership skills and extensive management experience within DFID and as a consultant.
Georgia has significant evaluation experience with particular emphasis on women and girls’ economic empowerment into programmes and M&E frameworks. She is Senior Gender Expert on GEMS4, a DFID programme to improve the income and employment opportunities wihtin the wholesale and retail sector in Nigeria; Senior Gender Expert on ‘Evaluation approaches to women and girls’ economic empowerment’; Team Leader for research into women and girls’ economic opportunities and obstacles in Northern Nigeria; Gender Expert on DFID’s Toolkit on Women’s Financial Inclusion; and is currently the lead expert writing the DFID Guidance Note on Addressing Violence against Women and and Girls through Economic Development programming.
Georgia has an MBA and experience in private sector development, so is able to combine an understanding of markets and business with social development and gender expertise.