Amee Bhalakia has a strong background in applied research and community-based evaluation. She has designed and implemented quantitative and qualitative formative, process, and outcome monitoring and evaluation projects. She has collected data through surveys, group interviews, and in-depth face-to-face and telephone interviews with service providers and consumers. She has performed instrument design, conducted literature reviews, coordinated site visits, and analyzed data. She has written guidance manuals, training curricula, and reports; and presented findings and recommendations to multiple audiences and stakeholders.