Senior Monitoring Evaluation and Learning Specialist, Human Rights
Rachel Okun is the Senior Monitoring Evaluation and Learning Specialist on the Human Rights team at Vital Voices Global Partnership where she is responsible for developing, implementing, and reporting on the monitoring, evaluation, and learning strategy for Voices Against Violence: The Gender-Based Violence Global Initiative.
Prior to joining Vital Voices, Rachel developed evaluation systems and built capacity for data and evaluation at local social services organizations in Washington DC, including So Others Might Eat (SOME). Before that, Rachel worked for several years designing, managing, and evaluating international projects, including work at Chemonics International, Sonke Gender Justice, and Search for Common Ground. Rachel has an MSc in International Development Management from the London School of Economics and an Honours Degree in Gender and Transformation from the African Gender Institute at the University of Cape Town, where she conducted research on feminist masculinities.