Chelsea Austin, MPH, brings over 10 years of monitoring and evaluation expertise, with substantial experience assisting a range of public and private organizations in meeting their learning needs. She has served local, state, and national clients in designing, building, implementing, and improving monitoring and evaluation systems. She currently serves as Director and Principal Scientist of her own monitoring and evaluation consulting firm, as well as Director of Research Implementation at Georgia State University's School of Public Health. Previously, she worked as a Health Scientist and Evaluation Lead at Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, focused on projects and programs in food and water safety, surveillance, climate change adaptation, emergency response, and workforce development. Additionally, she has worked as an evaluator across a range of nonprofits and community-based organizations focused on violence prevention, primary prevention of chronic disease, and food access. She has been part of the Ata Health Strategies team since 2020 and is passionate about infusing M&E into their impressive portfolio of projects.