Jacqueline Hart is the Vice President for Strategic Learning, Research and Evaluation at AJWS. Drawing on years of experience in national and international program and policy development and implementation, Jacqueline is responsible for leading AJWS’s efforts to measure its impact on realizing human rights and ending poverty in the developing world.
Prior to joining AJWS in 2012, Jacqueline served as director of planning, research and evaluation at Planned Parenthood of New York City. While on the staff of the Margaret Sanger Center International, Jacqueline created STEPS (Steps to Transforming Evaluation Practice for Social Change), a web-based toolkit that applies a social justice and human rights framework to planning, evaluating and monitoring programs promoting social change. Jacqueline has consulted to and collaborated with leading international organizations, including the World Health Organization and the World Bank.
She holds a Ph.D. in sociology from the University of Pennsylvania and completed a postdoctoral fellowship in health services research at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. She received her B.A. from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.