Christine Coakley is the Manager of Monitoring and Evaluation at IRAP. In this role, Christine leads IRAP’s efforts to implement strategies to measure the impact of our work including developing systems to improve data tracking and monitoring, using findings to support internal strategy and decision making, and communicating impact.
Prior to joining IRAP, Christine worked as the Impact Assessment Director for Start Small Think Big, a nonprofit supporting women- and immigrant-owned small businesses. In this role she built and led the organization’s impact measurement and strategy, focused on developing data systems and evaluation processes to build more effective and client-responsive programming. Christine spent time working and volunteering supporting research, data, and programming with a number of nonprofits in Latin America including Al Otro Lado in Tijuana, and the ‘Oficina de Las Mujeres’ in Las cruces, Guatemala. She also previously worked in market research in Ireland.
Christine holds an MSc. in Social Entrepreneurship and a B.A. in Economics and Social Studies from Trinity College, Dublin. She is currently pursuing her M.S.W. at Temple University. Christine speaks Spanish and volunteers teaching trauma-informed yoga classes for survivors of gender-based violence.