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Gina Martinez

Learning and Evaluation Officer, Learning and Impact


Gina is a learning and evaluation officer on the Learning & Impact team, which aims to optimize the foundation’s impact by supporting organizational and field learning and evaluation.

Prior to joining CHCF, Gina worked as a social impact researcher for 11 years at the intersection of community needs and public policy, most recently at Resource Development Associates Consulting, where she focused on behavioral health program evaluation. Gina has expertise in advanced research methods and design, as well as quantitative and qualitative data analysis. She is passionate about supporting communities through data-driven and evidence-based social change, and ensuring that evaluative work meets the needs of the those being served while maintaining methodological rigor.

Gina holds a a BA in political science and history from the University of California, San Diego, and an MA and a PhD in political science from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. She completed a postdoctoral fellowship at Duke University in the Department of Political Science.