Megan Colnar

Megan Colnar


Director of Monitoring & Evaluation


  • United States Staff


Megan Colnar is the Director of Monitoring & Evaluation at The Hunger Project in New York City. She is responsible for designing, managing, and coordinating M&E efforts across THP’s global programs and projects, as well as, developing capacity of the staff worldwide on M&E technical concepts. Additionally, she oversees the organization’s iterative program learning strategies and knowledge management systems.

Megan has over 8 years of field and international experience in more than 30 countries including significant project experience in Argentina, Bangladesh, Brazil, Cambodia, India, Kenya, Mozambique, Rwanda, Senegal, and New York. She has worked on projects and programs from a diverse background of funders including UN, IADB, USAID, and Gates Foundation in private, public, and nonprofit settings.

Prior to receiving her MPA in International Development from SIPA at Columbia University in 2012, she was named a Thomas J. Watson Fellow in 2008 studying “​In Peaces: Nonviolence & Reconciliation Movements” in 6 countries, and was a cum laude graduate of Rhodes College with a BA in International Studies and Latin American Studies.