Jay has more than 16 years of experience in providing technical assistance for the judicial and human rights sectors for program monitoring and evaluation, public sector performance management, business process reengineering, institutional capacity assessment, and reform program formulation. Prior to working with ABA ROLI, she conducted numerous studies including institutional assessments for police/ law enforcement, court systems, prosecutors, human rights institutions, and regional government institutions as a consultant for various donors including the USAID, ADB, World Bank, UNDP, UNHABITAT, European Commission, and GTZ. Jay joined ABA ROLI's Philippines office in 2012, and soon transferred to ABA ROLI DC office in 2014 to provide monitoring and evaluation support and guidance to ROLl's divisions and various field offices. Some of her most recent assessments and evaluations focused on determining contribution and/or impacts towards democracy, rule of law and governance goals of court automation programs, judicial and court staff training programs, forensics training programs, court procedural reforms, as well as internet freedom programs, among others. She has conducted assessments and evaluations for Egypt, Philippines, Bahrain, Morocco, Central African Republic, and in two regional programs - Central America (El Salvador and Guatemala), and Southeast Asia (Thailand, Myanmar, Cambodia, Malaysia, Indonesia, Philippines, Sri Lanka). Jay is a native speaker of Filipino and can converse well in Tagalog and Ilonggo.