Aleka Papa

Aleka Papa
Program Manager

Aleka Papa is a policy researcher and works as the Manager of the Research and Development Center. Her areas of expertise include civil society development and public administration reform. Since 2015, she has authored the reports for Albania of USAID’s CSO Sustainability Index for Central and Eastern Europe and Eurasia. Ms. Papa is the Researcher for Albania for the regional project WeBER – Western Balkans Enabling Project for Civil Society Monitoring of Public Administration Reform funded by the European Union.

Aleka holds an MA in Economics of Public Policy from Barcelona Graduate School of Economics in Spain (awarded jointly from Universitat Pompeu Fabra and Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona) focused on the design and evaluation of public policies and the application of empirical tools to evaluate policies and impacts. Previously, she has received a double degree Bachelor in Economics from the University of New York in Tirana/State University of New York.

Aleka is fluent in Albanian, English, Greek and Italian.