Dow Ornanong Maneerattana is an evaluator and advocate for monitoring and evaluation (M&E) for learning. She currently leads the World Resources Institute (WRI), Forest Program Monitoring and Evaluation Team, where she works with the Global Restoration and Global Forest Watch initiatives to develop national monitoring systems and evaluative frameworks to better understand the progress of WRI’s interventions.
Dow’s expertise is in M&E and governance, rule of law, and human rights. She was part of an evaluation team at the National Democratic Institute where she worked on impact and performance evaluations of democracy and governance programs in Burkina Faso, Cambodia, Guatemala, and South Korea. She also spearheaded M&E trainings to build institutional capacity. Dow has worked with international development organizations, government agencies, trade unions, and the private sector in southern Africa, Thailand, and US. She has presented at the American Evaluation Association, M&E for Democracy and Governance, M&E Tech, and George Washington University. Dow holds a M.A. in International Development Studies from George Washington University and a B.A. in Criminology, Law and Society from University of California, Irvine. In her free time, Dow enjoys playing tennis and mentoring middle school students in Washington, DC.