Andrea is an evaluation and learning officer at the Packard Foundation where she provides technical advice and thought partnership on strategy development, evaluation design, and outcome monitoring. She brings more than a decade of experience in monitoring, evaluation, and learning practice in international development.
Prior to joining the Foundation, Andrea worked to deepen evaluation and learning capacities at an international development company that operated in more than 88 countries. In this role, she co-developed and supported the implementation of monitoring and evaluation plans for USAID-funded projects across a range of technical areas including maternal and child health, biodiversity conservation, and market systems development. Before that, she led the learning and research strategy for a large-scale, youth economic opportunity program with a presence in six countries with Save the Children.
Andrea enjoys working closely with teams in diverse and multicultural settings and lived in Zambia for nearly three years before relocating to the United States. Originally from Honduras, she began her career as an analyst for the ministry of finance in her home country.
Andrea is passionate about promoting a culture of learning and continuous improvement and enjoys collaborating with others to draw out deep technical and local expertise to inform programming decisions. She holds a Master of Public Administration from Columbia University and a diploma for graduates in international development from the London School of Economics. Outside of work, you will find Andrea enjoying the outdoors or dancing salsa with her toddler, Ramiro.