9:10–9:15 a.m.

Introduction and Framing the Issues

Ruth Levine, PhD

Director of Programs and Senior Fellow

Center for Global Development

9:15–10:15 a.m.

Congressional Perspective

Purpose: To understand what Congress wants and needs to learn from impact evaluation; to discuss the evaluation language in The Leadership Act.

Savannah Lengsfelder, MA

Legislative Assistant

U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, Subcommittee on African Affairs

Christos Tsentas

Senior Legislative Assistant

Office of Representative Barbara Lee

David Gootnick, MD

Director, International Affairs and Trade

U.S. Government Accountability Office

Allen Moore, MBA

Senior Fellow, Global Health Council

Senior Associate, Center for Strategic and International Studies

Jim Sherry, MD, PhD (Discussant)

Subcommittee Member, IOM Committee for the Evaluation of PEPFAR Implementation

Professor and Chair, Department of Global Health

George Washington University

10:15–11:15 a.m.

PEPFAR Perspective

Purpose: To understand the U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator’s overall strategy for monitoring and evaluation, how impact evaluation fits into it, what program officials need and want to learn from impact evaluation, how they plan to coordinate and harmonize.



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