Director of Policy
Policy & External Relations

Bethany Park leads the development and execution of IPA's global policy strategy to ensure that evidence is sought, used, and applied at scale by decision-makers—including practitioners, policy makers, and funders. She also leads the development and implementation of IPA’s embedded evidence capacity and embedded labs strategy globally. Prior to joining IPA, she was a PhD candidate in the Politics department at Princeton University, working on issues in governance, political behavior, and democratization in Latin America, as well as statistical analysis methods. She also managed international service-learning programs at Northwestern University. Bethany holds a B.S. in Foreign Service from Georgetown University and an MA from Princeton University.