Sarah Frazer

Sarah Miller Frazer

Associate Director, Monitoring, Evaluation, Research, Learning, and Adapting (MERLA)


MA, Global Studies, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
BA, International politics and French literature, Pomona College


Sarah Frazer is an associate director of Monitoring, Evaluation, Research, Learning, and Adapting (MERLA) for the International Development Group at RTI International. Ms. Frazer directs and manages MERLA processes for a range of international development projects, with expertise in governance work. She assists project teams to implement MERLA and collaborating, learning, and adapting (CLA) systems and processes, with a focus on learning and adaptive management. Additionally, Ms. Frazer leads gender equity initiatives and integration of gender and social inclusion for RTI’s governance, youth workforce, and food security and agriculture programs. She is a member of RTI’s Global Gender Center, focusing on issues related to gender and women’s empowerment in international development contexts. Ms. Frazer conducts a variety of capacity building activities with home office and project staff to increase monitoring, evaluation, and learning (MEL) integration as well as gender equity and social inclusion.

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