Charles has worked internationally for over 15 years, designing and implementing evaluation, learning and adaptation practices to support greater impact. In his role as Technical Advisor for Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning in IREX's Center for Applied Learning and Impact (CALI), Charles Guedenet leads initiatives to advance strategic learning and evaluation across the organization and in diverse programs from education to information and media and leadership development.
Prior to IREX, he was a program manager and technical advisor supporting primarily civil society and governance programming through training, program evaluation, and data management and visualization.
Charles received his master’s degree in international development studies from the Elliott School of International Affairs at George Washington University and his bachelor’s degree from Kenyon College in international studies. He is fluent in French and has, over the course of his career, lived in Chad, Guinea, and Zimbabwe.