Consulting

POLICY ADVISING

2015-  United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). Consulting on “Gender Equality in Public Administration.” Phase II.

2016-17.  United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR). Consulting Political and Civil Participation indicators for Global LGBTI Inclusion Index.

2016-17.  Data and Technology Advisory Council, Women in Public Service Project, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars.

2015-16.  U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). Consulted on “Women in Power II: Women’s Leadership as a Route to Greater Empowerment.” (SOL-OAA-15-000102), contracted through Management Systems International.

2013-14.  U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). Consulted on “Women in Power II” (SOL-OAA-13-000094), contracted through Management Systems International.

2013.  European University Institute (EUI) Global Governance Program. Gave invited presentation on the effect of gender quotas on ethnic minorities to policymakers and academics at the Gender Quotas and Global Governance High-Level Policy Seminar. November 19.

2011.   Governance and Social Development Resource Centre, United Kingdom Department for International Development (DFID). Provided expertise for “Helpdesk Research Report: Effects of Political Quotas for Women.”

TECHNICAL REPORTS

2017.  Hughes, Melanie M., Brittany Duncan, Leslie Marshall, and Samantha Plummer. “Developing a Tracking Mechanism for Gender Equality in Public Administration (GEPA): Challenges, Considerations, and Recommendations” and “Recipes for the Collection and Production of Data for National Tracking of Gender Equality in Public Administration (GEPA).” Produced for review by the United Nations Development Programme.

2016.  Hughes, Melanie M., Darcy Ashman, and Milad Pournik. “Women in Power Project Summary Report.” Produced for review by the United States Agency for International Development. Contracted by Management Systems International.

2014.  Hughes, Melanie M. with Brittany Duncan and Milad Pournik. “Women’s Leadership as a Route to Greater Empowerment: Report on the Diamond Leadership Model.” Produced for review by the United States Agency for International Development. Contracted by Management Systems International.