Lovely Dhillon is the CEO of Jodevi, a global advisory firm that increases the value of social impact organizations by providing strategy and evaluation competencies. Her sweet spot is linking data to strategic decision making. Lovely’s clients have included: the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the Ford Foundation, The Four Four Freedoms Fund, and Define American. Prior to consulting, Lovely was the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation’s Deputy Director for Strategy, Measurement, and Evaluation for Advocacy and Policy, US Program. Lovely worked as a lawyer for nearly 20 years, including serving as the Executive Director of the Law School Consortium Project, which received the American Bar Association’s Louis M. Brown Award for Innovation in Legal Access. Lovely was also a Hate Crimes and Domestic Violence prosecutor in the San Francisco District Attorneys Office, and led the California Minority Counsel Program, a collaboration of several hundred corporations and law firms focused in equity in legal practice. Lovely holds a Juris Doctor degree from Yale Law School and a Bachelor of Arts from Florida State University. She is a co-editor of the upcoming book, Visionary Evaluation for a Sustainable, Equitable Future; author of the Measurement, Learning and Evaluation chapter of Nonprofit Management 101, 2nd edition, which recently hit #1 on the Amazon nonprofit book list; and author of Refining Theories of Change, which has been downloaded more than 6,000 times. Lovely was the 2019 keynote speaker at Yale University’s Careers, Life and Leadership Workshop.