PeiYao has more than fifteen years of experience in research and evaluation in the non-profit sector, with a strong focus on social change and grassroots activism. In her current role, PeiYao oversees the organization’s Learning & Evaluation, Information Management, and Grants Operations functions. Prior to joining Global Fund for Women, PeiYao was Associate Director of Evaluation at TCC Group, a management consulting firm providing strategic planning, evaluation and capacity-building services to foundations and nonprofit organizations. She currently serves on the board of the Support Center for Nonprofit Management and is a member of the Wellesley Centers for Women Council of Advisors. PeiYao received her Ph.D. in Psychology from the Graduate Center, City University of New York.