Lilit is an Associate at Innovation Network and contributes to projects with nonprofits and foundations such as the Colorado Health Foundation. With a background in social and behavioral research, she has extensive experience supporting evaluation projects on topics ranging from health equity to advocacy. Lilit is committed to utilizing evaluation to improve public health, support social movements, and advance social justice.
Lilit’s work at Innovation Network has focused on evaluating projects aimed at building advocate capacity, supporting strategy, improving health equity, and addressing health disparities among communities. Prior to joining Innovation Network, she evaluated men’s and women’s attitudes and practices related to gender, masculinities, and health as a Research and Evaluation Consultant at Promundo, contributed to the development of a gender-transformative leadership curriculum for nurses as a Gender Consultant at Jhpiego, and evaluated the sustainability of Project Concern International’s Women Empowered Initiative in Ethiopia as a Researcher for Yale University.
Most recently, Lilit worked with EurekaFacts, a market research firm, where she oversaw public health projects for federal clients, including the Centers for Disease Control and the U.S. Department of State. In this role, Lilit evaluated several state and national health promotion campaigns, including tobacco control initiatives, motor vehicle accident prevention efforts, and patient-provider communication about fetal alcohol spectrum disorders.
Lilit received her Master of Public Health degree in Public Health Practice and Policy from the University of Maryland, College Park. She also holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Behavioral and Community Health and is certified in Global Public Health. Lilit speaks fluent Armenian and Russian, and loves to read, travel, and discover new coffee shops in her spare time.