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Work experience - LEarning systems, Program strategy Evaluation & MEL system Design

Nobel Women's Initiative

MEL Specialist

Support with Theory of Change development,  M&E frameworks and reporting strategies for women peacebuilders in conflict regions. Currently conducting a final evaluation of the NORAD funded Emboldening the Global Grassroots Movement through Feminist Peace building.

Equal Origins

Senior learning/design advisor

Design of online learning strategy to promote gender equity for coffee producer organizations in Latin America 

Caring Across Generations

Senior advisor

Led the creation of a Theory of Change and monitoring and evaluation framework and strategy for a collaboration between Caring Across Generations and the National Domestic Workers Alliance proposal to the Equity Can't Wait challenge. The proposal was chosen, and the organizations awarded 10 million dollars.

ITAD - Results in Development

Lead evaluator Mexico

Lead the retrospective assessment for the LEGO foundation's educational programming in Mexico.

Prospera-International Network of Women’s Funds

MEL Specialist

Provision of strategic thinking and monitoring, evaluation and learning support for Feminist Funds throughout the world. Facilitated virtual Theory of Change and MEL plan design, with a strong capacity building component.

Porticus Foundation & Fundación Avina

Program MEL Specialist

Design and implementation of a learning, monitoring and evaluation system for the Labor Migration program, implemented in Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador, Chile, Brazil and Costa Rica and the United States). Included evaluation of overall funder strategy, and facilitation of Theory of Change and sensemaking workshops with partners and donors. (See here for a description of the approach)

Women Strong International (Global)

Program MEL Specialist

Design and implementation of a participatory learning system for a network of women’s organizations located in the U.S., Haiti, Ghana, Kenya and India. Included evaluation of donor strategy.  (See here example of collective learning space)

Oak Foundation

Senior Evaluator

Design and implementation of an evaluation of multiple years of the foundation’s Issues Affecting Women Program in Mexico. Included final sense making workshop with grantees.

Palm Health Foundation

Program MEL Specialist

Senior consultant on the design and implementation of a Theory of Change and monitoring, evaluation and learning system of a major initiative in southern Florida to build the capacity of marginalized communities to take action on heath issues of concern. Included evaluation of Foundation's overall strategy. 

Global Witness - Global

Senior Evaluator

Retrospective evaluation of the organization's Sustainable and Accountable Forest Management(SAFM) programme carried out in in Asia and Latin America.

CARE, USA - Nepal, Bangladesh

MEL Specialist

Team leader in the design of a monitoring, evaluating and learning system to support the Tipping Point, a long-term local, national, global strategy to end child marriage in Bangladesh and Nepal.(With WayFair Associates) Included design and facilitation of a multi-day global level Theory of Change workshop, as well as multiple week-long workshops working with partner organizations and community mobilizers on the ground.  

OXFAM Canada

Senior Evaluator, Team Leader

 End line evaluation of the Engendering Change program which sought to contribute to work on women's rights and gender equity in Latin America, Africa and Asia. 

The MS. Foundation for Women-USA

Senior Evaluator

Assessment of a technical assistance strategy being implemented with nationwide Reproductive Justice Grantees.

W.K. Kellogg Foundation-Mexico

MEL Specialist

Designed a participatory monitoring, evaluation and learning system and capacity building initiative for grantees in Chiapas and Yucatán.  Designed an online reporting system for the W.K. Kellogg Foundation.

The Hunger Project

MEL Specialist

 Lead a participatory Theory of Change process and design of a monitoring and evaluation process for The Hunger Project, involving 11 different country locations. 

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Senior Evaluator

Senior Evaluator on RWJF's Tobacco Policy Change evaluation, which looked at the effectiveness and lessons learning from the Foundation's 10 years of funding tobacco control, particularly in communities most affected.

The Funding Exchange

Evaluation Consultant

Lead an evaluation of the US-based Funding Exchange's national Media Justice Fund grantmaking program. funded by the Ford Foundation.

 Developmental evaluation of the Knowledge Exchange-a three-part pilot program of the Media Justice Fund aiming to build collaborations between national and local advocates and organizers working on media and communications policies.

Social Science Research Council, New York

Evaluation consultant

  Necessary Knowledge for a Democratic Public Sphere: a grantmaking and technical assistance program to connect research and advocacy/activism around information and communications issues. Two-year long formative and summative evaluation of program and grantmaking activities.

Center for International Media Action (CIMA)


 NGO focused on providing technical assistance, organizational development and fundraising support to strengthen efforts for media reform, media justice, communication rights.  (Funded by the Ford Foundation)


New York University, Robert F. Wagner School of Public Service

Master in Public Policy, Administration

Santa Clara University

B.Sc. Political Science

Mosaic International and Tranformación Sarai

Week long workshop on participatory methods for evaluation and planning.

Systems Sanctuary

6 month long coaching and peer sharing program for leaders in the field of systems practice 

Institute George Washington University

2 day workshop on evaluation and complexity science