Lymari Benitez

Senior Director of Program Information and Impact, Pace Center for Girls

Lymari Benitez, Ph.D. joined Pace Center for Girls in June 2015.  As the Senior Director of Program Information and Impact, she uses information to support 22 communities in Florida and Georgia to help girls at high risk of involvement with the juvenile justice system to change their life trajectory.  Prior to joining PACE, she worked in evaluation at Tennessee’s Statewide System of CareExpansion Initiative for Children and Youth and at Harlem Children’s Zone.


Voices from the Field

Why and How Family Foundations Can Advance Equity Through Participatory Measurement

Posted on August 13, 2021 by Lymari Benitez, Yessica Cancel, Mary Marx, Katie Smith Milway, Teddy Thompson

Courtesy of Pace Center for Girls  The recent investment by MacKenzie Scott and Dan Jewett in funder coalitions Fund for Shared Insight and Equitable Evaluation Initiative—both dedicated to increasing participant feedback in evaluation—is the latest vote of support for gathering evidence of program impact in ways that engage program participants as experts in assessing their own experience. Participatory evaluation (PE),… Read More