Nina R. Sabarre is the Founder + Principal of Intention 2 Impact, LLC, an evaluation consulting firm that helps funders and organizations use data to drive strategy, innovation, and impact. She has nearly a decade of experience in mixed-methods research and evaluation in over 25 countries. As a consultant, she has contributed to a wide variety of projects for cross-sector clients ranging from USAID, to the World Bank, US Department of State, Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, Open Society Foundations, Women’s Foundation of Minnesota, New York Women’s Foundation, and the University of Southern California. Her work focuses on developmental and utilization-focused evaluation to inform strategic grantmaking and policy advocacy for systems change.
Intention 2 Impact partners with organizations to transform bold visions into reality using research, evaluation, and strategy.
Nina is an adjunct professor at American University teaching graduate-level courses in Evaluation Approaches & Design. She is currently pursuing her PhD in Evaluation and Applied Research at Claremont Graduate University. She earned a Master’s degree in Political Science from Virginia Tech, as well as a graduate certificate in Program Monitoring and Evaluation from American University. Her doctoral research focuses on the role of entrepreneurship in the evaluation marketplace, and the use of evaluation to improve cross-sector partnerships among businesses, nonprofits, and governments.
She is an #evalpreneur, total data viz nerd, podcast junkie, bullet journalist,
s’mores enthusiast, coffee shop dweller, and “why” chaser.
connecting the dots from
Developmental & Systems Approaches
Theory of Change &
Theory of Collaboration
Quantitative & Qualitative
Purposeful integration of mixed-methods
Experimental & quasi-experimental designs
Surveys (CATI, CAPI, Web)
Focus group facilitation
Descriptive & inferential statistics
T-tests & Chi-square testing
ANOVA & MNOVA
Binary Logistic Regression
Discriminant Function Analysis
Statistical packages: SPSS, R, Stata
Microsoft Office: Word, PPT, Excel
Basic WordPress & Wix