The Improve Group | St. Paul, MN | Senior Consultant | 2017-present | Plan, lead, and execute evaluation project activities to make the most of information, navigate complexity, and ensure clients’ investments of time and money lead to meaningful, sustained impact. Project experience includes:
The Improve Group | St. Paul, MN | Associate Consultant | 2014-2017 | Worked collaboratively with project team to execute activities.
RECLAIM! | Minneapolis, MN | Development Intern | 2013-2014 | Initiated research on social enterprise opportunities, resulting in continued efforts to develop products for additional fundraising opportunities year-round and created culturally sensitive programming that included the youth served by the program.
Global Citizen’s Network | Minneapolis, MN | Student Consultant | 2013-2014 | Constructed an Evaluation Toolkit, including complementary quantitative and qualitative instruments, that was customized for the organization’s needs and goals.
ForestAction Nepal | Kathmandu, Nepal | Student Consultant | 2013 | Designed and facilitated focus groups and interviews with stakeholders involved in forestry product markets as well as those who faced barriers in entering the market, compiled data into reports accessible for those with limited knowledge of English, and presented findings at multiple conferences across the country.
University of Minnesota Humphrey School of Public Affairs | Master of Development Practice
Arcadia University | Bachelor of Arts in International Studies and Spanish
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