Taylor Salisbury has over five years of experience working in education and program evaluation in South Asia, Southeast Asia and sub-Saharan Africa.
Now a program officer with R4D’s evaluation and adaptive learning practice, he works in Tanzania where he assists the Market Shaping team with data work to increase access to treatment for childhood pneumonia; most recently analyzing the results of a survey on Tanzania health facilities.
Before joining R4D, Mr. Salisbury was a field coordinator in Ethiopia and Zambia for the World Bank Africa Gender Innovation Lab. As part of this work, he managed research activities for impact evaluations focusing on labor markets, vocational skills training and women’s entrepreneurship. He also previously worked in Ghana on an evaluation of the national apprenticeship program. As a Peace Corps volunteer in Thailand from 2011 to 2013, Mr. Salisbury taught in two rural Thai schools and facilitated teacher training.
Mr. Salisbury holds an MA in international development and a BA in international political economy from Georgetown University. He speaks English, Thai and Lao.