Lisa Hattori, MPA | Center for Victims of Torture

Lisa Hattori, MPA

Program Evaluation Specialist


Lisa Hattori provides program evaluation support to U.S.-based direct service programs and the National Capacity Building project. Her interests include building learning cultures, facilitating data-driven decision making, and reducing stigma around mental health and illness.

Prior to joining CVT, she led the strategic design and implementation of learning and evaluation approaches, frameworks and data systems at MADRE. She also conducted formative, process and impact evaluations for NGOs, multilateral organizations and government including Mercy Corps, UNDP and NYC Department of Social Services.

Lisa received her MPA in Development Practice from Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs and her BBA from CUNY Macaulay at Baruch College.


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