Alessandra Pellegrini

Advisor Gender Equality & Social Inclusion

Products & Solutions

Field experience
Bolivia, Angola, Uganda, Bangladesh, Mozambique, Niger, Benin

German, English, Spanish, French, Portuguese

Alessandra Pellegrini is a gender and social inclusion expert with more than 10 years of experience in development cooperation, academia, and applied research. She has worked in a number of different countries as researcher, advisor, and training facilitator. She supports projects in elaborating gender analysis, gender strategies, gender monitoring and evaluation, and conflict analysis.

Reference projects

Labour market insertion
PartICIP - An inclusive and sustainable vocational training system
The main objective of the PartICIP program is to promote the training and sustainable integration of young people in Mali by establishing decentralized, effective, and coherent governance in the vocational training and employment sub-sector. In doing so, it aims to strengthen the contribution of the public and private sectors. The program's target beneficiaries include young people aged between 15 and 35, private sector entities, companies, and government agencies in the various regions.
Initial vocational education and training, Labour market insertion
For an attractive and market-oriented vocational training system.The project aims to develop a regulated, attractive vocational training system adapted to the needs of the local market, involving the agricultural and semi-industrial private sector, in order to integrate young women and men between the ages of 15 and 35 into the labour market.
Entrepreneurial ecosystems
Bangladesh M4C
Study on gender impacts.
Sustainable tourism, Labour market insertion
Guatemala EMPODERA
Sida-financed. Expert guidance on the Implementation of the gender strategy, female leadership trainings, and interventions on unpaid care work
Niger, several projects
(in the area of skills development and market development), different donors. Trainings on gender mainstreaming and conflict analysis, support in adaptation of gender strategies.
Sustainable agriculture, Trade, Entrepreneurial ecosystems
Georgia, Rural SME Development
SDC-funded. Elaboration of gender strategy and conflict analysis.
Upskilling and Reskilling, Labour market insertion
Bangladesh, B-SkillFul
SDC-funded. Review of study on differently abled people in the ready-made garment industry.
Sustainable agriculture
Mozambique, Horti-Sempre
SDC-funded. Review and update of the project’s gender strategy.