Veronica Olazabal is Chief Impact and Evaluation Officer at The BHP Foundation, President of the American Evaluation Association (AEA) and teaches at Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA). Her professional background range ~20 years and four continents and includes designing, implementing and leading global programs, research and evaluation for The Rockefeller and MasterCard Foundations. Veronica has served on various funding and advisory boards including most recently with The World Benchmarking Alliance and The World Bank’s Center for Evaluation and Results (CLEAR). She is the recipient of several industry awards and has published in the American Journal of Evaluation, Evaluation, and the Stanford Social Innovations Review. Ms Olazabal holds a B.A. in Communications and masters degrees in Urban Policy and Planning from Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey and Sociocultural Anthropology from Columbia University.
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