Simone Peloquin

Program Manager, impl. project

Simone Peloquin is a Program Manager at impl. project, where she focuses on data-driven program design, implementation and Monitoring, Evaluation, Learning and Data (MELD). She has worked with partners at USAID, the Department of State, and the Department of Defense, in implementing U.S. government foreign policy goals relating to democracy and governance, leveraging technology and data for social impact, preventing and countering violent extremism (P/CVE), and countering malign influence. Prior to joining impl. project, Simone worked with the Central and West Africa team at the National Democratic Institute for International Affairs (NDI), supporting United States government democracy programming in Nigeria. At NDI, she worked on electoral strengthening and launched an election observation mission for Nigeria’s 2015 presidential elections. Simone also aided U.S. Senator Christopher Coons, former chair of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Sub-committee on Africa, and U.S. Representative Jerrold Nadler. Simone holds a M.A. in Politics with a concentration in International Relations from New York University, and a B.A. in Political Science and Journalism from the University of St. Thomas. In her free time, she enjoys hiking in the DMV region’s state and national parks, volunteering and working at the Washington International Horse Show, and mentoring young women professionals.