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Kimberly Niles, director of planning and evaluation

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Kimberly Niles joined AFSC as director of planning and evaluation in June 2018. At AFSC, her initial focus is on visioning and execution of a new strategic framework for 2020-2030. 

Kimberly has over 20 years of experience with a variety of international development organizations (ChildFund International, Education Development Center, Right To Play and Save the Children) and has worked in 30+ countries. She strives to understand and support organizational change management processes from multiple perspectives, having herself worked at all levels (HQ, regional leadership, country office, strategy consultant and external evaluator) for large and complex organizations. Her specific areas of expertise are in monitoring, evaluation & learning, strategy, program quality and partnership — but she was also an emergency responder to the Indian Ocean Tsunami in Indonesia and the Ebola epidemic in Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea. Kimberly holds a B.A. from Cornell University in international relations and a Ph.D. from UCLA in political economy.