Laura A.

Senior M&E Advisor (former) and Consultant (current), Enhancing M&E Capacities for USAID at Social Solutions International, Inc.

Doctoral DegreeOregon State University

United States

Summary

20 years monitoring and evaluation experience, field-based and US-based, with NGOs, UNICEF, and 9 years with USAID. Extensive experience with donor reporting, including Mission-wide reporting (PPR, PEPFAR), serving as C/AOR on MEL support contract and other awards, and data quality assessments (DQAs). Strong qualitative and quantitative data collection and analysis skills (EpiInfo, R, SPSS, SAS); population-based surveys (baselines, KAP, KPB) and formative studies; sampling and survey questionnaire design; evaluation design and implementation; epidemiological studies; social-behavioral research and social network analysis (R statnet); M&E capacity building; and environmental mitigation monitoring. International work includes field-based positions in Sierra Leone, Guinea-Conakry, Mali, Liberia, Ghana, Nigeria, Uganda, Sudan, Rwanda, Malawi, Botswana, and various countries in Eurasia, Asia, Latin America, and the Caribbean.

Experience

  • monitoring / evaluation
  • research & development
  • international development
  • usaid
  • development
  • united states
  • liberia
  • nigeria
  • guinea
  • haiti
  • Sectors
  • Funders
  • Countries
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