Eveline Tavares, Director of HQ Human Resources

A dedicated human resources executive who has extensive international experience and a passion for humanitarian work, Eveline Tavares currently utilizes her expertise in her role as Director of HQ Human Resources at Action Against Hunger USA.

In this position, Ms. Tavares serves as a core member of the organization’s Senior Management Team and oversees the strategic direction of Human Resources at the New York headquarters-level. She designs, develops, and coordinates human resource programs and initiatives focused on recruitment and hiring, onboarding, talent acquisition and retention, performance management, employee satisfaction and motivation, fostering a positive work environment, and more. Ms. Tavares also manages the HR Manual of Policies & Procedures and supervises all HR administrative staff. She liaises closely with the Payroll & Benefits function, ensures compliance with US labor laws, and oversees the organization’s Risk Management Program.

Ms. Tavares joined Action Against Hunger in 2011, serving in positions including HR Coordinator in Pakistan and HR Officer in New York. For the five years prior, she had her own New York-based business as an executive coach and HR consultant. The first half of her career was spent in her native Brazil, first as an HR Consultant at Gapem HR Consulting in Porto Alegre and then as HR Director at Camargo Correa S.A., a São Paulo-based conglomerate with diversified international operations.

She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from Pontificia Catholic University in Porto Alegre, Brazil, and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Rio Grande do Sul, also in Porto Alegre, as well as a Certification in Professional Human Resources Management from Pace University and a Certification in Organizational & Executive Coaching from NYU, both universities located in New York City. Ms. Tavares is fluent in English and Portuguese.

Action Against Hunger is the world’s hunger specialist and leader in a global movement that aims to end life-threatening hunger for good within our lifetimes. For more than 40 years, the humanitarian and development organization has been on the front lines, treating and preventing hunger across nearly 50 countries. It served more than 17 million people in 2019 alone.