Leadership Team


  • Svetlana Negroustoueva is an M&E professional with significant experience working on projects funded by various international development donors such as USAID, US Department of State, DFID, UN and World Bank across such sectors as environment, women’s empowerment, agriculture, health, and food security. She has led teams and managed multi-country evaluations and performance measurement projects, conducted quantitative and qualitative data collection and analysis, through the gender lens.


  • Sabira Ebaady joined as TIG co-chair in 2017. She is an emerging M&E professional currently working as Clinical Quality Improvement Evaluation Coordinator with a non-for- profit public health institute in Louisiana evaluating various public health programs such as HIV-STI, Reproductive Health, Behavioral Health and as well as a Racial Equity project. Sabira joined this TIG out of strong interest and concern for gender equality.

Program Co-Chair

  • Christine Fabian
    The Lead Center, Wisconsin Center for Education Research
    Madison, WI USA
  • Michael Bamberger
    Independent consultant
    Beaverton, OR USA
  • Jane Whynot
    University of Ottawa
    Ottawa, ON, Canada
  • Michael Matteson
    - Program Co-Chair and Newsletter Liason

Newsletter and FaceBook page Editor

  • Brittany Iskarpatyoti xxxxx

  • Elisa Martinez FB Page Editor


  • Priya Alvarez is a feminist and a women's rights professional currently working as Evaluation Specialist at UN Women. Previously, she served as Gender Budgeting Specialist in the European Union and worked as independent evaluator and gender equality expert for a range of non-profit organizations, national governments, bilateral agencies, and UN entities. She holds a MS degree in Evaluation of Public Policy from the Complutense University in Madrid. 

  • Kirsten Zeiter is a feminist and a gender analysis professional. She is currently working as Program Officer for Gender, Monitoring and Evaluation in the Gender, Women and Democracy team at The National Democratic Institute. She previously spent two years as a Youth Development Volunteer with Peace Corps Morocco, where she worked with local women’s organizations and developed a region-wide initiative for girls’ sports. Kirsten holds a Master of Arts in Law and Diplomacy from the Fletcher School, with an emphasis in gender analysis and monitoring and evaluation, and a B.S. in Political Science and Women and Gender Studies from Grand Valley State University.