Charlotte Tuminelli


Charlotte Tuminelli

Director of Evidence for Policy Design (EPoD) Training
Person Description

Charlotte Tuminelli is the Director of Evidence for Policy Design (EPoD) Training. Charlotte oversees EPoD Training's work - workshops, programs with HKS Executive Education, and other projects - all aimed at building policy actors' capacity to use evidence in their decision making. Together with the Faculty Director of Training, she leads EPoD Training's strategy, including policy outreach, strategic communications, and partnership development.

Prior to joining EPoD, Charlotte has supported research and teaching at Harvard Business School, taught K-8 students in rural India, worked for a number of Boston-area nonprofits, and consulted on local and international education projects. She holds a Master’s in Education (Ed.M.) in International Education Policy from the Harvard Graduate School of Education and a B.A. in International Studies and Foreign Languages from Stonehill College. She resides in South Boston, where she serves on the board of the South Boston Neighborhood Development Corporation. In her spare time she enjoys photography and long distance running.

Contact Information:

John F. Kennedy School of Government
Rubenstein 325
Mailbox 30
79 JFK Street
Cambridge, MA 02138


Article|July 6, 2021

Ph.D. program participants at the University of Ibn Toufaîl attended a locally-run virtual training.

Article|February 20, 2020

A practical step towards bringing academics and policymakers together is simply starting a conversation in the same room.

Article|October 25, 2018

EPoD shared insights on data and evidence usage at the 2018 SEEP Conference.

Article|May 5, 2017

A Harvard-based group is using a new “blended-learning” model to enable civil servants to use evidence.