Monitoring Evaluation & Learning

Carlin Van Schaik

Sr. Program Officer

Carlin Van Schaik

Carlin Van Schaik

Carlin is a program management and monitoring and evaluation professional with 5 years of experience across a variety of sectors including rural development, global health, sustainable agriculture, social enterprise, humanitarian aid and refugee resettlement. She began her career in 2013 providing communication, youth outreach, and entrepreneurship training for a South Korean faith-based organization providing humanitarian assistance to the North Korean diaspora.  She did field work for an asset-based community development CSO in the Philippines including Participatory Rural Assessment, community mapping, feasibility and enterprise planning, and development of right-sized M&E tools.  As a contractor in the US, Carlin has provided program management for USAID, DoS, AusAid, and private sector donors. She worked as an Innovation, Results, and Measurement fellow as Pact where she developed M&E tools for the innovation team’s internal incubator. Carlin has a passion for analysis and is proficient in STATA, SPSS, DevResults, Nvivo, and Gephi. She holds a M.A. in Sustainable Development with a concentration in Monitoring and Evaluation.

She joined ABA ROLI in January of 2019 and has worked across divisions on a wide range of M&E tasks, including development of theory of change, logic models, indicators, and monitoring plans for over 30 proposals to date. She supports program MEL start-up, serves as administrator for the organization's enterprise-wide monitoring and evaluation database, and has led data quality assessment efforts. She is sharpening her evaluation skills and was peer evaluator for Sites of Conscious African Youth Transitional Justice Academy Program.