Daniela Schiazza Director, Learning & Impact
Daniela (she/her/hers) joined Umoja in 2012.
Daniela has her PhD in Research Methodology from Loyola University Chicago. She currently works with staff to develop internal evaluation systems for all of Umoja's programs. Her professional passion is to empower nonprofit organizations to develop their evaluation capacity in order to effectively utilize data to improve their programmatic work and understand their impact. She has more than 10 years of research experience, including working on external evaluations of programs as the Project Coordinator at the Center for Evaluation, Intervention and Training at Loyola University Chicago.
Daniela grew up in the northwest suburbs of Chicago. She's a mom to a rambunctious three-year old daughter and enjoys Chicago theater.