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Evaluate for Change is proud to announce the 2015 Millennial Nonprofit Data Fellows. Our fellows will take part in an intensive year-long program that is comprised of ongoing training, professional mentoring, and a capstone project. The fellowship will train these nonprofit professionals to become data-driven and results-oriented - preparing them to become leaders in the social sector. 

Millennial Nonprofit Data Fellowship is part of Evaluate for Change's social responsibility campaign. Find our more about the program here
Alexis Duclos
Women Presidents' Educational Organization 
Alexis Duclos is a Canadian by way of California that now finds herself in the DC area. Currently, she is the Program Manager at the Women Presidents' Educational Organization - DC, certifying women-owned and women-run businesses in the DC, Maryland, and Virginia areas. Alexis' interests include how communities use language to communicate values and the furtherance of equal rights for women and LGBTQIA. She hopes to apply the mentorship and training of the Evaluate for Change fellowship to strengthen organizations focused on those areas. Alexis earned her B.A. in Higher Education and Policy from the University of the Pacific.
Selena Gonzales
Martha’s Table
A proud “Youth Development Professional + Data Geek, Selena Gonzales Jones is part of the Learning Evaluation and Research team which she helped build at Martha’s Table, a non-profit organization located in our nation’s capital.  Selena first began her journey in youth development following a year of AmeriCorps service with Howard University’s Project C.H.A.N.G.E. In her current role at Martha’s Table, Selena uses data and her unique experiences to evaluate and enhance the effectiveness of the programming and services her organization provides to support and empower the local community.  Selena earned her M.S in Human Development and Psycho-Educational studies from Howard University.
Brandy Hudson
Children and Family Services Agency 
Brandy Hudson is a Supervisory Project Specialist with the DC Child and Family Services Agency. Prior to joining CFSA, Brandy worked as a Human Services Administrator and Independent Living Coordinator for the Richmond City Department of Social Services in Virginia. Brandy has been active in a variety of child welfare settings - she helped to develop and launch the Office of the California State Ombudsman for Foster Care, was appointed as a Youth Commissioner to the Los Angeles County Commission for Children and Families, has provided consultation for the Stuart Foundation, Georgetown University, and several public child welfare and juvenile justice agencies across the country. Brandy earned her dual degree in Political Science and Social Work from California State University-Northridge.
Katie Ida
Data Quality Campaign
Katie Ida works in strategic digital communications and education policy for the Data Quality Campaign and is an avid employer of data-driven evaluation in her work. Through this fellowship, she hopes to gain the skills needed to work to spur evidence-based efficacy in advocacy within the social sector. Katie's background is in communications and social policy, with a B.A. in English and a B.S. in Community and International Development from the University of Vermont. Katie earner her MSc in Gender Policy & Inequalities from the London School of Economics and Political Science.
Daniel Plaut
Results for Development Institute 
Daniel Plaut is an education and development professional, passionate about social justice, music, and evaluation. Currently, Daniel is a Senior Program Associate at the Results for Development Institute (R4D). He has worked with several international education and conflict resolution organizations, and has also written and edited content for online publications on politics, culture, and development. Daniel earned his BA degrees in International Affairs and Commercial Music from Florida State University, as well as an MSc in Violence, Conflict and Development from the School of Oriental and African Studies. 

Libby Watkins
DC Scores
Libby Watkins works for DC SCORES, a youth development nonprofit that builds teams through after school programs combining soccer, poetry, and service learning for more than 1,500 DC youth. After completing her year of service with AmeriCorps at DC SCORES, Libby was hired on full-time to oversee data and evaluation and to systematize monitoring processes to ensure high quality programming. Libby is passionate about using data to better understand and respond to the needs of DC youth, and is looking forward to building upon her experience and learning from others in the field. Libby earned her B.A. in Politics from Whitman College.
Julia Wejchert
Running Strong for American Indian Youth
Julia Lukens Wejchert works for Running Strong for American Indian Youth—a nonprofit organization that supports Native American youth by working with grassroots organizations in Native communities. Julia has a background in gender, policy & media and is interested in working with underserved communities to better utilize data in the nonprofit sector, in order to foster social change and better outcomes for those communities. Katie earned her B.A. in Political Science and English from the University of Vermont and a MSc in Gender, Policy, and Inequalities from the London School of Economics.
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