Anne Laesecke is the monitoring and evaluation advisor for the Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders.
In her current role, Anne oversees all aspects of the program’s monitoring and evaluation activities. Under her management, the program expanded its participatory evaluation activities, incorporated social network analysis, and initiated specific learning exercises to better measure and reflect on the program’s outcomes. Since joining IREX, she has supported several projects across IREX’s practices, including the Advancing MOOCs for Development Initiative (AMDI) and IREX’s Global Libraries and Ukraine portfolios.
Prior to IREX, Anne worked at World Learning, supporting the creation of organizational performance metrics. She also spent six months in Nepal researching child labor and human trafficking, and lived in Ukraine where she taught English through the Peace Corps.
Anne has an MA in International Education from the George Washington University and a BA in Linguistics and French from the University of Colorado.