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. More about Jill »
Joy Amulya serves as senior monitoring, evaluation, and learning adviser 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. More about Joy »
Tsega Belachew is IREX’s youth and economic opportunities adviser. She works within the Center for Applied Learning and Impact and the Youth Practice to drive IREX’s learning around youth employment, entrepreneurship, and workforce engagement. More about Tsega »
Philip Davidovich is a data analyst for the Vibrant Information Barometer Project. He also supports programs in IREX’s Leadership Practice, where he leads the recruitment and selection phases of the Community Solution Program and serves as the monitoring, evaluation, and learning lead for the 2019 Impact Fellowships Summit. More about Philip »
Charles Guedenet serves as a monitoring and evaluation adviser 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. More about Charles »
Nina Oduro is the leadership technical adviser supporting IREX's leadership programs and the Center for Applied Learning and Impact's initiatives on research, learning, and innovation. More about Nina »
Sheila Scott is the senior technical adviser for gender in IREX's Center for Applied Learning and Impact, where she brings expertise on gender and inclusion, women's empowerment, gender-based violence, civil society, good governance, and youth. More about Sheila »
Tara Susman-Peña is a senior technical adviser in IREX’s Center for Applied Learning and Impact and in the Information & Media practice. She specializes in the role of media, information, and innovation in governance, development, and resilience. More about Tara »
Matthew Vanderwerff is deputy director for IREX's Information and Media Practice. He provides direct program management and technical assistance in Washington, DC. More about Matt »
Jesus Vicente is a senior technical adviser for data and digital development.