Danielle de García joined Social Impact in 2008. She is an expert in Strategy, Performance Evaluation and Learning. Currently, she leads SI’s technical team that provides services in monitoring, performance evaluation, learning, organizational development, and strategic planning. She oversees a portfolio of staff and projects, providing leadership, quality assurance, and technical direction. She has extensive experience with both management and implementation; and has worked in more than 25 countries implementing a variety of monitoring, evaluation, and learning approaches.
Dani’s recent work includes leading and participating in a number of evaluations, learning events, and strategic planning engagements for USAID, Carter Center, MasterCard Foundation, MCC, US Department of State, and MacArthur Foundation initiatives around the world. Throughout her career, Dani has provided performance management and organizational development assistance to the World Bank, CATHALAC, the United States Institute of Peace, and international NGOs; and has trained hundreds of NGO and USG staff on M&E designs and approaches. Through her work, she has helped a number of organizations institutionalize sound monitoring, evaluation, and learning practices. She has also facilitated M&E and strategic planning sessions for many USAID Missions around the world. Skilled in social network analysis and participatory approaches, Dani focuses on enhancing the results-based management capacity of people and organizations through evidence-based decision making and relevant innovations.
Ms. de García holds an MPA in International Management and certification in Development Project Management. She is a Certified Performance Technologist (CPT) for human and institutional capacity development and is fluent in Spanish.