Natasha Roberts is the employee learning and development manager at the Urban Institute. She supports Urban’s efforts to develop a more robust training and development program for staff that includes enhanced performance management capabilities and e-learning tools. She plans, facilitates, coordinates, designs, and develops training and development activities, and she implements, operates, and keeps records associated with these new systems.
Before joining Urban, Roberts was a senior associate for training and development at Chemonics International Inc. Before that, she held positions at UNICEF, Kaplan Test Prep, the United States Mission to the United Nations, and the International Institute for Sustainable Development. She has expertise in coaching, mentoring, supervising, and supporting training programs on topics ranging from management and leadership to budgeting and proposal writing.
Roberts is a member of the Association for Talent Development and its affiliated Washington, DC, chapter. She received her MA in international relations at the Geneva School of Diplomacy and International Relations in 2011.