Dina has 15 years of experience supporting international agriculture, food security, and cash and markets programs in almost 30 countries. She heads Catholic Relief Services’ (CRS) Market-Based Rapid Response and Recovery Team in the Humanitarian Response Department. This global team supports cash and market-based programming and provides humanitarian surge staff in pre-crisis, emergency, and early recovery contexts. Dina also represents CRS at the global Food Security Cluster, as a Steering Committee member of Markets in Crises, in the Grand Bargain cash workstream, and in other cash, markets, and food security forums. She also has a role on the Emergency, Chronic Stress and Resilience (ECR) component of the USAID-funded S34D project. Before this position, Dina worked with CRS in Haiti, Burundi, and Chad country offices, and on the CRS agricultural livelihoods team as a global technical advisor.
Dina holds a master’s degree from The Fletcher School at Tufts University.