Alison Hemberger is Mercy Corps’ Markets and Learning Advisor, where she guides agency efforts to support adaptive management and advises on market systems interventions. Alison serves on the leadership team for Mercy Corps ADAPT partnership with IRC, aimed at driving institutional and program-level change using evidence of adaptive programming. Prior to her current role, Alison was 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, Alison 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). Alison holds a Master’s in Public Policy from the Harvard Kennedy School with a focus on Political and Economic Development.