Eunide Louis is a recognized gender equality expert with over 20 years of experience. She specializes in organizational capacity development, project management, program monitoring and evaluation, training module design and experience capitalization. Eunide has worked with public, private and non-profit sectors. She has a Humanitarian Operations Programme background and coordinated the response to Hurricane Mathew for the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) in Haiti.
As an expert for Technical Assistance Partnership (TAP) initiative, Eunide works in collaboration with the Government of Haiti’s Ministry for the Status of Women and Women’s Rights to support the country’s commitment to gender equality and formally incorporate it into public policies, programs and projects, decision-making and funding processes, and consultation mechanisms. Through this initiative, Eunide wishes to help the Ministry to decisively consolidate its cross-cutting function by introducing gender analysis in all state actions through engagement. The Ministry is an essential institutional mechanism for moving towards the establishment of a gender-equal society in Haiti.
Based in Montreal, Eunide worked with international development institutions such as the UN Women, United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), World Food Program (WFP), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the World Bank. She holds a master’s in Advanced Studies from the Université Catholique de Paris and a Ph.D. in Anthropology from Université Laval in Canada.