Isabel Mank started working as an evaluator at the Competence Center Methods of DEval in November 2021. Before her work at DEval, she was employed as a researcher in the field of "Climate Change, Nutrition and Health" at the Heidelberg Institute of Global Health at the Heidelberg University Hospital. She gained practical experience related to development cooperation at various institutions such as the German Development Institute (DIE), the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) and the Deutsche Stiftung Weltbevölkerung (DSW).
Isabel Mank is currently finalizing her doctorate (Dr.sc.hum) at the University of Heidelberg. Within this work, she developed and supervised quantitative and qualitative data collections and analyses that dealt with the effects of climatic change on the nutritional status (such as undernutrition among young children) and the agricultural production of subsistence households in rural north-west Burkina Faso. She holds a Master’s degree in Environmental Technology & International Affairs (ETIA) from the Diplomatic Academy Vienna and the Vienna University of Technology (Austria), a Master’s degree in Global Health from the University of Maastricht (Netherlands) and a Bachelor’s degree in Health Communication from the University of Bielefeld (Germany).