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Vanessa Corlazzoli is an international practitioner with 10 years of experience in management, monitoring and evaluation, and international development. Currently, she leads a global team of eight technical staff as the director of design, monitoring, and evaluation at Search for Common Ground.
Vanessa has led strategic processes for improving monitoring and evaluation systems at the regional and organizational level. With a keen eye for project management, she has led strategy planning sessions, evaluations, and in-country support visits in Ethiopia, Kenya, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Guinea, DRC, Burundi, Rwanda, Uganda, Indonesia, Nepal, Russia, and Peru. Vanessa has facilitated trainings in research methodology and led monitoring and evaluation regional trainings in West and East Africa, Asia, and the Middle East. Vanessa worked for the Ontario Ministry of Research and Innovation and the G8 Research Group in Canada.
A member of the American Evaluation Association since 2009, Vanessa graduated with a master’s degree from The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University and a bachelor’s degree in peace and conflict studies from University of Toronto.