Danielle de García joined Social Impact in 2008, and brings more than 12 years of experience in management consulting for international development initiatives. As the Director of Performance Evaluation, Innovation, and Learning, she oversees a portfolio of staff and projects, providing leadership, quality assurance, and technical direction. She has worked in more than 25 countries implementing a variety of evaluation methods and results-based management 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, and international NGOs; and has trained hundreds of NGO and USG staff on M&E designs and approaches. Fluent in Spanish, Dani has lived in Panama, Costa Rica, Uruguay, and Spain helping organizations learn about and institutionalize sound monitoring, evaluation, and learning practices.She has also facilitated M&E and strategic planning sessions for many USAID Missions in Latin America and 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 a certification in Development Project Management. She is a Certified Performance Technologist (CPT) for human and institutional capacity development and is fluent in Spanish.