Lauren Tyler, Program Manager, joined ABA ROLI’s Europe & Eurasia Division in September 2021. She manages the E&E Division’s programs in Central Asia. She is an international development professional with eight years of work experience in program management, administration, and budgeting in a wide array of US government-funded programs. Most recently, she oversaw an $84 million USAID project portfolio at NCBA CLUSA including the Resilience and Economic Growth in the Sahel – Enhanced Resilience (REGIS-ER) project in Niger and Burkina Faso. Prior to NCBA CLUSA, she worked at Freedom House within their Finance and Compliance Department. There she served as the sub-grant point of contact for four regional teams representing Eurasia, Southeast Asia, Africa, and Latin America. She holds a master’s degree in International Development from the University of Denver and earned a dual degree in Economics and International Studies from Virginia Tech.