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Director of Insights

Gabby L’Esperance, Ph.D.

Gabrielle L’Esperance is a qualitative researcher and program evaluator who is passionate about magnifying diverse populations’ voices through narrative-based research.


As a program evaluator for national and local foundations, she has extensive experience evaluating programs that build nonprofit organizations’ and professionals’ capacity – drawing focus to the experiences of marginalized and minority populations.

Gabby holds a Ph.D. in Public Administration from the University of Nebraska Omaha. She also holds a Masters and Bachelors from James Madison University. Gabby is an instructor at UNO, where she teaches courses on nonprofit management.