Julia Coffman is founder and Director of the Centre for Evaluation Innovation in Washington D.C.
Julia has 20 years of experience as an evaluator, and now specialises in the evaluation of advocacy, public policy, and systems change efforts. Her expertise is with evaluation that supports strategic learning, which emphasises real-time learning that helps organisations adapt their strategies and continuously improve. For 15 years Julia worked with the Harvard Family Research Project (HFRP), a research and evaluation organisation at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Julia led HFRP’s evaluation work for over a decade, which included evaluating foundation and non-profit initiatives and publishing The Evaluation Exchange, a nationally renowned periodical on emerging evaluation strategies and issues.