Annie Alcid focuses on evaluating and monitoring youth livelihood and workforce development programs around the world. Her expertise in monitoring and evaluation includes evaluation design and implementation, data collection, data visualization, data analysis, quality assurance, and compliance. She specializes in providing technical assistance to EDC youth projects in challenging and resource-lean environments.
Alcid is deputy chief of party for EDC’s Akazi Kanoze 2 Project, which is headquartered in Kigali, Rwanda. She is also the Learning Agenda Manager of the APTE Senegal Project and the monitoring and evaluation advisor for the Huguka Dukore Project in Rwanda. Prior to joining EDC, Alcid was a research consultant for USAID’s Office of Education and a senior research analyst on a project for the U.S. Department of Labor Women’s Bureau. She served in the Peace Corps Turkmenistan from 2008 to 2010 and has worked extensively in Europe, Asia, and Africa.
Alcid holds an MA in global human development from Georgetown University, School of Foreign Service.
“Project implementation is a learning process. I believe in learning from data and improving a project based off of concrete evidence.”
Building Local MERL Capacity: An Interactive and Phased Approach to Training Local Youth Serving Organizations
A Randomized Control Trial of Rural Rwandan Youth: Measuring Youth Employment Outcomes in the Akazi Kanoze Project
Post-Primary Education in Conflict-Affected Areas
Effective Interventions to Increase Access to Post-Primary Education in Conflict-Affected Countries
“A Measure of Success: What Works in Workforce Development with Rural Youth? A New Impact Evaluation in Rwanda Provides Some Answers”
EDC, March 9, 2015
Alcid, A., Kabanda, V., Iradukunda, C. (2016). Akazi Kanoze Monitoring Toolkit. Kigali, Rwanda: Education Development Center.
Alcid, A. (2015). Akazi Kanoze Accelerated Learning Program Retrospective Study. Washington, D.C.: Education Development Center.
Alcid, A. (2014). A randomized controlled trial of Akazi Kanoze youth in rural Rwanda. Washington, DC: Education Development Center.
Alcid, A. (2014). Access barriers to post-primary education in Liberia: A case study. Washington, DC: Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace, and Security.
Alcid, A. (2013). Independent women: Why women work outside the home. Washington, DC: Georgetown University, Global Human Development.
This cost analysis study of the Akazi Kanoze 2 work readiness program in Rwanda was carried out from October 2015 to October 2017.
EDC conducted a study to examine employment outcomes and employer satisfaction levels for a cohort of youth who had graduated from the USAID-funded Akazi Kanoze program, an EDC workforce development initiative in Rwanda.
EDC conducted a randomized controlled trial in Year 5 of the Akazi Kanoze (AK) project to measure whether, as a result of the project, youth showed a measurable change in employability and employme