Monifa Beverly is owner and principal of Beverly Consulting Group, LLC based in Charlotte, NC. Monifa holds a doctoral degree in Education with a focus on culture, curriculum, and change, and master’s and bachelor’s degrees in economics. She has 17 years of program evaluation experience applying a collaborative and culturally responsive and equitable evaluation (CCREE) approach toward supporting community members and organizations, educational institutions, and informal science organizations. Monifa has provided evaluation services to foundations and multiple federally funded programs including the National Science Foundation and U.S. Department of Education. In addition, Monifa has mentored graduate students for over 15 years as an assistant professor of qualitative research and statistics, a dissertation chair, and a consultant. She has benefitted from RTPE (now NCEN) events and webinars, and she plans to continue building capacity for current and future evaluators and expanding the network of evaluators in North Carolina.