SENIOR LEARNING AND IMPACT ASSOCIATE
Joined Rippel: 2021
As senior learning and impact associate, Cierra advances organizational learning and provides high-level support around the implementation and scaling of program evaluation, as well as developing and implementing a cohesive and innovative enterprise evaluation effort. She works to adapt conventional evaluation and impact approaches to Rippel’s dynamic, nation-wide action-learning and influence portfolio.
Cierra’s professional background is in research and program evaluation in maternal and child health and domestic violence prevention. While in graduate school, she spent a summer in Lesotho, in southern Africa, researching knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors of secondary school students toward menstrual hygiene management.
Cierra serves on the board of directors for a Delaware-based nonprofit organization that aims to improve birth outcomes for Black birthing people and their babies. She holds a Master of Public Health from Drexel University and a BS in Public Health from University of Maryland, College Park.
In her free time, Cierra enjoys exploring new restaurants and spending time with her furry friend, Raven.