Center for Applied Learning and Impact

Center for Applied Learning and Impact

IREX's Center for Applied Learning and Impact strengthens the assessment of IREX’s impact, develops cutting-edge new approaches, creates a dedicated space for learning, and integrates technology and gender across the IREX portfolio.

The Center includes a director and a core group of advisers:

Jill Miller is an international development professional with 18 years of progressive experience in democracy and governance, education, gender and youth. In her current capacity as director of the Center for Applied Learning and Impact at IREX, Jill leads a team that develops cutting-edge new program approaches, fosters learning across the IREX portfolio and beyond, and assesses IREX’s impact. Learn more about Jill »

Joy Amulya serves as senior monitoring, evaluation, and learning advisor in the Center for Applied Learning and Impact. Joy leads the Strategic Evaluation and Learning initiative, which carries out projects and activities that support IREX in becoming more systematic, coordinated, and intentional about data, evaluation, and learning. Learn more about Joy »

Charles Guedenet serves as a monitoring and evaluation advisor within IREX’s Center for Applied Learning and Impact where he is responsible for measuring IREX’s global impact and supporting organizational learning, accountability, and data-informed decision-making. Learn more about Charles »

Nina Oduro is the leadership technical advisor supporting IREX's leadership programs and the Center for Applied Learning and Impact's initiatives on research, learning, and innovation. Learn more about Nina »

Sheila Scott is a project director with IREX's Center for Collaborative Technology where she brings expertise on gender, civil society, and youth. Learn more about Sheila »

Rachel Surkin provides leadership, oversight, and technical support to a portfolio of youth, education and leadership development programs, and oversees new business development in IREX’s Education Programs Division. Learn more about Rachel »

Tara Susman-Peña is a senior technical advisor in IREX’s Center for Applied Learning and Impact and in the Information & Media practiceShe specializes in the role of media, information, and innovation in governance, development, and resilience. Learn more about Tara »

Samhir Vasdev is the advisor for digital development in IREX's Center for Applied Learning and Impact. Learn more about Samhir »