Erin Upton-Cosulich joined the Center’s International Budget Partnership in October 2011. As the Communications Program Officer for IBP, Erin develops, produces, and promotes the IBP’s bimonthly newsletter and website. She also supports the communications capacity and efforts of the IBP’s partner organizations and its international network.
From 2006 to 2011 Erin worked for DAI, where she provided financial management and grant-making support to USAID projects in Latin America, Africa, and Eastern Europe. During her time there, Erin received a fellowship to develop and implement a fiscal transparency index for local governments in Vietnam. She later worked as a finance manager on a governance project in Venezuela, and then as an Editor in publications. Erin holds an BA in Government and Spanish from Claremont McKenna College and is currently pursuing an MA at the Johns Hopkins University.