Erin McCarthy

Erin McCarthy supports the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation’s monitoring, evaluation and learning systems and processes that facilitate organizational learning, strategic adaptation and philanthropic impact. Prior to joining the Hilton Foundation, McCarthy worked on the Evidence Measurement and Evaluation team at the Children’s Investment Fund Foundation (CIFF) in London, where she managed and led application and use of evidence in support of CIFF’s global health and nutrition investments in south Asia, sub-Saharan Africa and globally. She joined CIFF from the Institute for Global Health Sciences at University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), where she worked on research, evaluation and data quality and use, with projects focused on improving HIV/AIDS and maternal newborn health outcomes.  Overall, McCarthy has worked in global health and development for more than 18 years, with international and grassroots organizations across more than 20 countries in south Asia, sub-Saharan Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean, including living in Peru, Guatemala and Zambia. McCarthy holds a master’s degree in public policy from the Sanford School of Public Policy at Duke University.