Nairobi, Kenya

Serving communities in Nairobi affected by post-election violence.

Kashmir, Pakistan

Delivering humanitarian assistance post-earthquake.


The driving passions and goals of emBOLDen Alliances, a nonprofit organization, are to enhance the quality, efficacy, and efficiency of service delivery, capacity-building, and programmatic collaborations for vulnerable, underserved and crisis-affected communities.  We are highly experienced in program development and implementation, strategic planning, technical assistance and operational guidance as well as monitoring and evaluation, data analysis, and teaching in both formal academic and informal field settings.


To embolden service delivery, intensify carry-forward capacity, and cultivate applied collaborations in Global Health and Humanitarian Assistance.


We partner with nonprofit organizations, individuals, and educational institutions working with vulnerable, underserved and crisis-affected communities.

We deliver context-specific trainings and guidance in program management, technical assistance, and operational systems.

We assist our partners in achieving their mission and improving the lives and well-being of communities they serve.

Our Values

  • Integration & Interaction
  • Context- & Needs-based Adaptation
  • Accountability & Professionalism
  • Transformational partnerships
  • Progressive enrichment




  • Program Management, Monitoring & Evaluation, Strategic Planning
  • The Humanitarian Architecture, Cluster System, and Coordination
  • International Humanitarian & Global Health Guidelines and Standards
  • Topics in Global Health/Tropical Medicine
  • Operational Systems including:
    1. Budgets
    2. Logistics & Supply Chain
    3. Inventory
  • Codes of Conduct/Ethics for Global Health and Humanitarian Assistance
  • Field Pharmacy Management
  • Development of Train-the-Trainer Programs
  • Inter-sectoral Collaboration, including WASH and Nutrition
  • Health and Well-being
  • Safety & Security


Danja Fistula Center, Niger

  • Provided leadership and strategic planning guidance in collaboration with DFC Directors and Staff.
  • Assessed existing initiatives, developed and integrated new programming opportunities, created programmatic frameworks for all programs as well as donor presentation and large awarded grant.
  • Managed implementation of hospital inventory system including analyzing current capacity, training staff, and organizing all supplies.
  • Enhanced existing databases, reporting systems, communication processes, and evaluation tools for staff, including administration and operations.
  • Oversaw construction projects including managing personnel, ordering supplies and quality control.
  • Implemented multi-year budget tools and projections according to strategic plan.
  • Coordinated protocols for communication, maintenance program, security and evacuation.

CU Peru, Colorado

  • Creating and implementing specialized and context-specific training curriculum for NGO members in the following areas:
  • Global Health Topics, including Introduction to Global Health, Tropical Medicine, and Standardized Guidelines
  • Strategic Planning
  • Leadership & Community Engagement
  • Ethics
  • Operations & Logistics
  • Train-the-Trainer Curriculum Development
  • Safety & Security
  • Field Pharmacy Management


For over 20 years, our Executive Director, Neena Jain MD MSTPH DTM&H has thrived in international Humanitarian Assistance and Global Health as Program Manager, Country Medical Director, Health Sector Lead, and Technical Advisor with many international non-governmental organizations throughout Africa, Asia, and the Caribbean.  These agencies have included Medecins Sans Frontieres/Doctors Without Borders, International Medical Corps, Australian Aid International, and Save The Children, among others.

Dr. Jain was Board-certified in Emergency Medicine in 2001 and practiced as an Attending Physician at Swedish Medical Center and Denver Health Medical Center Emergency Departments.  She developed programmatic structure and taught core content using innovative techniques as Director and Deputy Director for the Program in Humanitarian Assistance and Adjunct Faculty for the Global Health Affairs Program at the University of Denver Korbel School of International Studies.  Dr. Jain co-directed the Tropical Medicine Course and mentored students as Senior Clinical Instructor at the University of Colorado Denver Health Sciences Center.  In addition, she completed epidemiologic studies and public health projects as an Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS) Officer with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Dr. Jain completed her studies for a BA in Human Biology at Stanford University, MS in Tropical Public Health from the Harvard School of Public Health, MD at SUNY Brooklyn Health Sciences Center, and Diploma in Tropical Medicine & Hygiene from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.  She was clinically trained as a General Surgery resident at Oregon Health Sciences University and Emergency Medicine resident at Denver Health Medical Center, including serving as a Chief Resident for the program.

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