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Kecia  Bertermann


Washington DC


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Kecia Bertermann

Director of Learning & Impact

Kecia is Director of Learning & Impact at Luminate.

An experienced leader in global research, evaluation, and strategy for social change, Kecia was previously Director of Digital Research and Learning at Girl Effect. Kecia led the organisation’s digital research and evaluation, set the strategic agenda for digital learning across its portfolio, and designed frameworks to measure changes in knowledge, behaviour, and social norms.

Prior to joining Girl Effect, Kecia was Senior Monitoring, Learning and Results Manager at Nike Foundation, where she developed innovative tools such as the Girl Impact Map, a mapping platform layering data sets related to teenage girls in Rwanda. She also designed and managed the Girl Research Unit, an award-winning group of young Rwandan women trained in in qualitative research methods. 

She previously led monitoring and evaluation, strategic design, and programmatic support for Medical Teams International’s Asia program portfolio.