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Kelly Jones

MSc., International Development, Tulane University, 2014

BA., Political Science, Tulane University, 2011

Kelly Jones is the Co-Founder and Strategic Development Consultant at Arriba Impact specializing in Development and Projects Management. She is fluent in English and Spanish, has field experience in Latin America and East Africa, and focuses on strategic planning for optimized efficiency of organizations serving the global community. As a Development and Projects Manager at Fundación Paraguaya, she was responsible for the design and submission of 150 potential projects, of which over 3 million USD has been generated. She has worked on potential projects with multilateral organizations such as USAID, IADB, EU and various embassies. As Strategic Development Consultant with Arriba Impact, she seeks to assist organizations, private companies, and government entities in strategic planning, communications, human resources and strategic alliances, including fundraising.

Expertise: Strategic planning, project implementation, project design, fundraising, grant writing, partnership management, content creation, impact management, internal communications, human resources


Topics: Poverty elimination, education, politics, social justice, human rights, health, entrepreneurship, microfinance, climate change, the aid system, Latin America, East Africa, United States


Past Positions:

Impact Consultant, Global Citizen, 2020

Resource Mobilization Consultant, Teach A Man To Fish, 2018

Development and Projects Manager, Fundación Paraguaya, 2014-2020

Program Coordinator, CIPR Tulane University, 2012-2014

In the News:

"Installing Solar Panels in an Indigenous Community in Caazapá, Paraguay," 2017

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