An Evaluation Officer with 14 years of experience working on international development, Gisela has been a core team member of several major evaluations including the 2015 Results and Performance Report of the World Bank Group, the SCD/CPF evaluation and the ongoing Citizen Engagement Evaluation. She co-authored two major learning reports on the Impacts of Community Driven Development Interventions on Women’s Empowerment and the Social Safety Nets and Gender Report.

Through her gender work in IEG, Gisela has contributed to developing evaluation quality standards coauthoring Integrating Gender into IEG Evaluation Work Guidelines.

Prior to joining IEG, Gisela was an Operations Officer at the Gender Group of the World Bank Poverty Reduction and Economic Management network. In that position, she provided technical and operational support to country and project teams integrating gender issues into lending and non-lending operations and country programs through policy analysis, qualitative and quantitative methods and staff training.

Before joining the World Bank Group in 2006, Gisela worked at the Evaluation Office of the Inter-American Development Bank in a variety of thematic and country evaluations, validation and evaluation reports. An Argentinean economist, Gisela holds a Master in Public Policy from The George Washington University.