Rachel Hall, MPH, MPP


Rachel joined LFA in 2008 with a background in public health and public policy with a specific interest in reproductive health. She has extensive experience working in partnership with organizations to design and implement evaluations that help them understand their impact and to use data to inform their program models. She approaches her work with clients with a focus on building their capacity for evaluation and learning. At LFA, Rachel has worked with many nonprofit, philanthropic, and government clients on a wide variety of engagements, including monitoring, evaluation, and learning system development and implementation, research, and capacity building. She has experience in the fields of reproductive health, journalism and media, leadership development, community development, and immigration. As LFA’s Director of Talent, Rachel provides organizational leadership in the areas of talent acquisition and retention and staff development and support.

Before joining LFA, Rachel worked with a research team on a state-wide reproductive health policy study. She also worked in direct patient service, providing education and counseling at a community health clinic.

Rachel enjoys trekking and outdoor exploration, international travel, and running.


  • Bachelor of Science, Journalism, Northwestern University
  • Bachelor of Arts, Spanish, Northwestern University
  • Master of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley
  • Master of Public Policy, University of California, Berkeley

Selected Project Experience

  • Evaluation of the David and Lucile Packard Foundation’s Population and Reproductive Health Program, US Subprogram
  • Evaluation of the WISE (Working to Institutionalize Sex Ed) Initiative
  • Strut Evaluation for the San Francisco AIDS Foundation
  • Development of Monitoring & Evaluation System and Evaluation Capacity Building for Rural Education and Development (READ) Global
  • Evaluation of CoreAlign’s Leadership Development Programs
  • Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning (MEL) Framework Development, and Learning Partner for Unbound Philanthropy