Evan Summers

Partner Implementation Specialist

Evan with softball glove and bat

Evan Summers is a Partner Implementation Specialist at the National Democratic Institute for International Affairs (NDI), where he works with both NDI staff and partner organizations to promote increased digital security awareness, including efforts to appropriately recommend and apply digital security strategies and tools. Evan also works on the direct implementation of and client support for DemTools, a suite of localized democracy tools designed to power sophisticated organization and communication technology for NDI partners.

Before joining NDI, Evan spent time as an intern at the Internews Center for Innovation and Learning, where he researched the changing relationship between humanitarian data and the information ecosystems of affected communities. He has also previously worked as a field reporter for Radio Mega FM in Gulu, Uganda, and as a production intern for public affairs news programming at Kansas City Public Television (KCPT) in Kansas City, Missouri.

Evan has a B.A. in International Relations with a focus on development and sustainability from Carleton College, where he completed independent research on the impediments to humanitarian information sharing and the role of media in the development of democratic institutions.

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NDI Côte d'Ivoire staff train on the Civi DemTool
By Evan Summers | November 20, 2019
Civi DemTool & Telerivet: Constituent engagement via SMS in Côte d'Ivoire
NDItech trainer talks DemTools with participants at TechCamp Guatemala
By Evan Summers | May 22, 2018
Talking transparency and accountability with civic innovators across Latin America and the Balkans
Linux penguin
By Evan Summers | May 15, 2015
News and Notes Roundup: May 15
By Evan Summers | April 20, 2015
News and Notes Roundup: April 20
By Evan Summers | April 17, 2015
The Floor is Yours: A Q&A about Bosnia's New Issues Platform
By Evan Summers | March 16, 2015
News and Notes Roundup: March 16
By Evan Summers | March 9, 2015
News and Notes Roundup: March 9
By Evan Summers | March 2, 2015
News and Notes Roundup: March 2
By Evan Summers | February 23, 2015
News and Notes Roundup: Feb. 23
By Evan Summers | February 18, 2015
News and Notes Roundup: Feb. 18
By Evan Summers | February 12, 2015
Discussing Data: Visualizing Nigerian Pre-Election Trends
By Evan Summers | February 10, 2015
News and Notes Roundup: Feb. 10