Rebecca H. Jeudin works as a monitoring, evaluation, research, learning, and adaption (MERLA) advisor. She specializes in developing education and positive youth development initiatives globally.
Ms. Jeudin is the MERLA advisor at Feed the Future Fish Innovation Lab. Her role is essential for cross-project collaborating, learning, adaptation, and results measuring. She also specializes in research and evaluation approaches. Some of her skills include impact and outcome evaluation, performance evaluation, and design of experimental, quasi-experimental, non-experimental, and mixed method research.
Before joining the RTI team in 2021, Ms. Jeudin was a senior MEL technical associate for the Educational Development Center (EDC). Her multitude of projects ranges from youth workforce development to education and health. These projects were funded by donors and applied in multiple countries, including those in Africa, Asia and Latin America.
Ms. Jeudin also designed and conducted gender assessments, rapid risk education analysis (RERA), randomized controlled trials, and quasi-experimental studies. These assessments were on positive youth development such as soft skills, social-emotional learning, employment and resilience, specifically applied in conflict and crisis settings.
Jeudin is proficient in a multitude of data management applications, including STATA, SPSS, Atlas TI, Nvivo, QDA Miner, PowerBi, ArcGIS, Survey to Go, and Survey Monkey. She uses the applications to gather quantitative and qualitative data. She is also a native French and Creole speaker and is fluent in English. Her notable publications include Resilience-Informed Positive Youth Development Programs in International Development, USAID DRC Integrated Youth Development Activity Rapid Education Risk Assessment “Do Not Harm” Conflict Sensitivity Analysis, and USAID DRC Integrated Youth Activity Cohort | Baseline Performance Evaluation.