2019 Fellows Shout-out Series: Ever Mkonyi

  • Posted on: 28 June 2020
  • By: minnesotangos

MINN is proud to announce that our 2019 cohort of Fellows are graduating (already!) These ten incredible individuals represent important voices and perspectives in Minnesota's international development community, and we're excited to see what they accomplish next. Follow along as we highlight the graduating 2019 Fellows in our Fellows Shout-Out blog series:


Ever Mkonyi is a PhD student in Evaluation Studies at the University of Minnesota. Her research focuses on Evaluation Capacity Building with a focus on sexual health. She holds two masters degrees; (MA Demography and MA Evaluation Studies). She worked at PSI-Tanzania as a Research Manager and Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator for four years, before she moved to the US where she worked for another four years as data management and handling expert at the Minnesota Population Center (MPC) of the University of Minnesota. While in Tanzania, she was intensively engaged in a variety of health projects which ignited her passion for researching and evaluating public health issues. She is currently coordinating a five-year grant project which focuses on the promotion of sexual health in Tanzania. This is a collaborative project between the University of Minnesota and Muhimbili University of Allied Sciences (MUHAS) in Tanzania. She likes swimming, dancing, and exercising.

Watch Ever's interview below!

MINN will be recruiting for its next cohort of Fellows later this summer. If you are interested in learning more, please inquire with [email protected] or learn more on the Fellows website

As always, thank you to the McKnight Foundation for supporting this important program!