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Wiselene Dorceus

National Urban Fellow, Evaluation

Wiselene Dorceus is a national urban fellow in Evaluation for the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, where she will support the team in measuring, understanding, and communicating the impact of the Foundation’s work.

Before joining the Kauffman Foundation, Dorceus was a data analytics/M&E specialist in the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Timor-Leste. There, she spearheaded e-governance transformation by producing a national, unique ID social security system as a gateway to social inclusion. Earlier, Dorceus was the marketing team lead for Insticator, Inc., where she built and oversaw marketing budget and strategy while optimizing advertising sources, as well as generated customer acquisition funnels to assess the cost and return on investment for each marketing funnel. Dorceus volunteers as writing direct for Seeds of Fortune Inc., a nonprofit that guides young women of color through the college application process, and serves as editor of Publicly Sexy, a women’s reproductive and sexual health blog aimed at providing pertinent information and resources to young women of color.

Dorceus is pursuing a Master of Policy Management from Georgetown University. She has a Bachelor of Arts in communications and international studies with a minor in French from Denison University, where she attended as a Posse Scholar.