Vera Solutions, LLC
Poverty Alleviation & Economic Development
Taylor Downs 2012 Global Fellow
Harness technology to make social impact organizations more effective and efficient by improving their monitoring, evaluation, and management capabilities.
Taylor Downs studied religion, philosophy, and natural sciences at Amherst College, but living with and learning from a refugee population in northern India in 2007 spurred his ambition to work in international development. From 2008 to 2011 he lived in South Africa, designing and implementing curricula, trainings, and M&E systems for Grassroot Soccer and their partners in more than 12 countries.