Ingrid has more than ten years of experience managing and conducting research projects in the Arabian Peninsula, Caucasus region, Central Africa, Eastern Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean, South Asia, Southeast Asia, Southern Africa, West Africa, and East Africa. Her expertise includes studies and evaluations in various sectors, including labor, education, health, agriculture, transport, telecommunications, electricity, water and sanitation, governance, security, justice, human trafficking, gender-based violence (GBV), and at-risk youth.
Ingrid has experience in:
- Designing data collection instruments
- Programming surveys
- Training enumerators
- Overseeing data collection
- Performing data quality review
- Conducting econometric analysis
- Drafting reports
- Anonymizing datasets for public release
For the mixed-methods Portfolio Performance Evaluation of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)’s Gender-Based Violence programming in 19 countries, Ingrid supervised and reviewed the work of other team members, drafted reports, and conducted client presentations. She additionally estimated the prevalence of child labor and assessed the effectiveness of activities aimed at reducing child labor in Ghana and Ivory Coast.
For a security and justice project evaluation, Ingrid traveled to El Salvador to train enumerators and met with the General Attorney’s office to discuss a protocol for sharing administrative data. As a result, the team was able to use information from the Public Prosecutor Automated Information Management System.
Before joining NORC, Ingrid conducted the long-term impact evaluation of a conditional cash transfer program as a Research Associate at Georgetown University. While at APOYO Consultoria in Peru, she prepared guidelines and trained public servants of 18 social protection programs on the Logical Framework methodology. The final products were presented to Congress and published by the Prime Minister’s Office. Among other publications before joining NORC, Ingrid published a book chapter on measuring digital poverty.
Ingrid is a native Spanish speaker and fluent in English.
Universidad del Pacifico