Allison Sambo (PhD) [she/her/hers] is the Senior Director, Learning, Evaluation & Analytics at Global Fund for Women.
Allison is a researcher and analyst with significant experience in applied, mixed-methods research and evaluation. She has worked in East and West Africa in both academic research and project monitoring and evaluation. She has experience developing and managing monitoring and evaluation systems for social and behavior change programs by UNICEF, UNHCR, USAID and private foundations. Allison received her Masters of International Public Affairs and her PhD in Development Economics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, with a dissertation on bilateral/multilateral funding for gender equality and empowerment and the efficacy of financing on gender equality and empowerment. Her current work and research focus on measuring social movement capacities, the roles and relationships between social movement actors, and utilization of technologies to map, assess, and support social movements and social movement actors.