Eva Nico

  • Senior Director of Programs
  • Candid

Eva aims to make it ridiculously easy for social sector actors to use data to power insights, innovation and ultimately impact. She’s an advocate for greater nonprofit transparency and for solutions to address the “The Overhead Myth”.

At Candid, Eva leads the vision, goal-setting, strategy and execution for the Profile Update Program – an effort to generate unique data and insights about social sector organizations.

As an expert in strategy and evaluation, Eva spends her time helping nonprofits share their full story on the Nonprofit Profile on GuideStar. She builds relationships with sector partners to advance the collection and use of impact data.  She also leads the development of the GuideStar Profile Standard to meet the needs of major customers and nonprofit stakeholders.

Eva honed her data, analytical and strategy skills as a leader at FSG Social Impact Advisors and McKinsey & Company. She has a Bachelor of Science degree in Physics from the University of Notre Dame and a Ph.D.  in Physics from Oxford University.