Chinyere leads the implementation of DOT’s monitoring and evaluation (M&E) strategy across all major projects and program areas. She supports the M&E functional teams in East Africa to design and develop M&E tools, collect and analyze data and provide accountability to donors through reporting. In addition, Chinyere coordinates and contributes to project specific research and evaluation studies commissioned by DOT.
Prior to joining DOT, Chinyere worked as a research consultant with E.T. Jackson and Associates and the Carleton Centre for Community Innovation on various projects including: A comparative analysis of global and Canadian social innovation funding models (Employment and Social Development Canada); An impact evaluation of Rockefeller Foundation’s Poverty Reduction through Information and Digital Employment initiative and; A social returns on investment analysis of the African Women in Agricultural Research and Development program in Kenya. She has co-authored several evaluation reports and has had her research on micro-entrepreneurs building economic resilience in Southern Ontario published by the University of Toronto Press. Chinyere hails from Lusaka, Zambia and, holds a Master’s Degree in Public Administration with a concentration in International Development from Carleton University and a Bachelor’s Degree in International Politics and Economics from Middlebury College in Vermont, USA.