Vice President - Impact
As the Vice President of Impact, Celeste Brubaker focuses on developing systems and processes which give us the best possible pathway to increase our impact, including Human-Centered Design and data-driven desitions about the Village Enterprise program. She has a strong background as an International Development Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) professional. Internationally, she has worked in countries throughout East, West, and Southern Sub-Saharan Africa as well as the Federated States of Micronesia, Ukraine, and South Korea. She graduated from American University with an MA in International Development and Development Economics in 2012 and from Manhattan College in 2007 with a BA in Economics. Prior to joining Village Enterprise, Celeste worked at IREX where she managed M&E for a large USAID-funded Fellowship program implemented in 49 countries in Sub-Saharan Africa and provided technical M&E support across the organization’s portfolio of programs in the Education Program’s Division. Previously, Celeste also contributed M&E expertise to the International Initiative for Impact Evaluation, Search for Common Ground, and the Inter-American Foundation. Celeste enjoys visiting with friends and family, spending time with her husband, hiking, swimming, running, and exploring new trends in M&E.