Evaluation and Learning Lead, Institute of International Education
Evgenia Valuy specializes in mixed methods research and participatory evaluations in international education fellowship and leadership development programs. As evaluation and learning lead, Evgenia oversees IIE’s evaluation portfolio and provides technical consulting services to help foundations, nonprofits, and corporate clients strategize their programmatic approaches, plan for program evaluation, and build their staff capacity in using, managing, and conducting monitoring and evaluation.
Over time, the utility of grant evaluations has deepened from simple accountability to outcomes measurement—from demonstrating that funds were used in the intended manner, to determining whether or not they achieved the intended results. But what if evaluation could also help grantmakers determine what to invest in, and when?