Charlotte [user:field_middlename] Lane

Charlotte Lane

Food Security Evidence Brokerage
Estados Unidos de América

Technical skills and geographic experience

  • Expertise in food security and nutrition.
  • Advanced skills in R, proficient with STATA and NVivo
  • Excellent writing skills, including full-length reports, peer reviewed journal publications, policy briefs, and blogs.
  • Workshop facilitation. 
  • Theory of change and framework development.
  • Project Management for Development Professionals (PMD Pro) certified.
  • Geographic experience in sub-Saharan Africa and India.
  • Intermediate French.

Professional Experience

June 2023 – Present: Independent consultant

  • Provides practical technical assistance for research related to climate and food security.
  • Focuses on research in “difficult to evaluate” settings, using randomized encouragement designs, synthetic control, and qualitative impact evaluation approaches.

October 2019 – June 2023: International Initiative for Impact Evaluation(3ie), Washington D.C. Office

        Leader of Nutrition Portfolio: November 2022 – June 2023

        Senior Evaluation Specialist: July 2021 – June 2023

        Evaluation Specialist: October 2019 - July 2021

  • Provided technical and management leadership for impact evaluations, synthesis, and evidence translation projects with 15+ global staff.
  • Managed contracts from GIZ, Norad, Gates, and Nutrition International. Managed workstreams in projects funded by USAID- RFS, USAID-DRG, FCDO, and MCC. Supported the adoption of evidence-informed policies within these organizations.
  • Developed, managed, and oversaw 3ie’s portfolio on food security. Provided strategic development and thought leadership.

January 2017 - January 2020: RTI International, Gillings Global Gateway, MEASURE Evaluation

Research Assistant

  • Conducted primary analysis to evaluate the USAID PEPFAR’ Partnership for HIV Free Survival.
  • Supported data collection procedures for the Partnership for HIV Free Survival.
  • Developed data cleaning tools.
  • Evaluated the relationship between diet and growth in HIV-exposed and  -uninfected infants.
  • Conducted a systematic review of the evidence base for interventions to improve health care in conditions of extreme adversity. This served as an input for the WHO Quality of Care in Fragile, Conflict-Affected, and Vulnerable Settings handbook.

October 2013 - March 2016: Peace Corps, Burkina Faso

        Food Security Specialist: December 2015 – March 2016

        Community Health Agent: October 2013 – December 2015

  • Provided technical assistance for nutrition training events.  
  • Facilitated behaviour change discussions and lectures about nutrition and health topics.
  • Training and Resource Manager of the Food Security Task Force.
  • Reviewed USAID-funded small grants for Feed the Future funding.