Technical Specialist MEL
Alix joined SDDirect’s Technical team in October 2018 to provide technical support in the area of Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning. Alix will be working on the DFID funded Girls’ Education Challenge Programme as an Evaluation Officer supporting the evaluation of five projects across West Africa and Somalia. She will also provide research and MEL support to other projects across the SDDirect portfolio.
Alix has previously worked in Monitoring and Evaluation at PEAS, an organisation working to ensure equal access to quality secondary education across Africa. Here she lead all internal monitoring processes for programmes in Uganda and Zambia, driving the inclusion of technology into MEL, developing new measurement tools and leading research to inform programming. Alix is experienced in both quantitative and qualitative methods to measure social impact and learning outcomes, specifically targeting children, young people and adolescent girls.
Alix also brings project management and research skills, developed through various roles based in the UK and overseas focusing on topics such as Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights, Environmental Sustainability and Livelihoods.
Alix holds a MSc in Development Economics and is passionate about inclusive, sustainable socio-economic development and the role of educating girls and women within this.