Carolyn Perrin ‘00
Director, Monitoring & Evaluation, Millennium Challenge Corporation (US Government)

Government, Politics & Public Affairs

Carolyn Perrin is a Director in the Monitoring & Evaluation Division of the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC). MCC is a US Government Agency that provides economic development grants to well-governed developing countries with the goal of reducing poverty through economic growth. In this role, she provides technical guidance and oversight for MCC investments throughout the project lifecycle, including conducting root cause analysis of economic constraints, developing detailed logic frameworks for proposed projects linking investments to long-term impacts such as increased household income, building monitoring frameworks during project implementation, and managing rigorous evaluations to quantitatively measure the impact of projects on key variables of interest.

Her portfolio currently includes Morocco, Côte d’Ivoire, Mali, Benin, Niger, and Burkina Faso, and her project areas include investments in sectors such as agriculture, education, electricity, and transport. In addition, Ms. Perrin provides technical oversight to all M&E staff involved in the design of MCC investments, covering more than 15 countries across three continents.

Prior to MCC, Ms. Perrin worked as a Risk Analyst at an international bank in Paris, France. She also previously worked at a Think Tank in Washington, DC, and spent a year working in business development in the Loire Valley in France.