Alison Hemberger's work focuses on guiding agency efforts to support adaptive management and advising on market systems interventions. She currently leads Mercy Corps ADAPT partnership with IRC, aimed at driving institutional and program-level change using evidence of adaptive programming. Prior to her current role, she served as Mercy Corps Liberia’s Director of Results Management where she was responsible for leading the team’s approach to monitoring and learning in market development programming. Before joining Mercy Corps, Ms. Hemberger worked across sub-Saharan Africa on projects to integrate M&E design with program strategy and policy, including work with Skoll Foundation, USAID, Technoserve, CARE, and Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA). She holds a Master’s in Public Policy from the Harvard Kennedy School with a focus on Political and Economic Development.