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Carolyne Njihia

Carolyne Njihia

Carolyne is an accomplished international development professional with 12 years of experience in successfully designing, implementing and managing both small and large-scale research and evaluation projects across Africa for donor-funded programs and for-profit organizations. She has comprehensive knowledge of USAID evaluation policy and has managed multi-country evaluations of USAID activities across East Africa. Carolyne has technical expertise in qualitative methods, and hands-on experience conducting and supervising all aspects of fieldwork, analysis and report writing. Carolyne has long-term experience in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Mozambique, Malawi, Ethiopia, Rwanda, Nigeria and Senegal.

Prior to working as an independent consultant, Carolyne served at Management Systems International (MSI), as a Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist; at Kantar, as a Research Manager; and at Ipsos Kenya, where she worked for clients such as the WHO, GlaxoSmithKline, and GE Healthcare. Carolyne holds a Master of Social Health in Medical Anthropology from the University of Melbourne (Australia) and a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology/Anthropology and Biology from Denison University (Ohio, USA). She is fluent in English and Kiswahili.