Jarret Guajardo

Director, Center to End Trafficking

and Exploitation of Children


About Jarret

With over a decade of experience teaching, training, and using evidence to help children reach their full potential, Jarret will be an essential member of the C@R team. Jarret previously worked with Save the Children, World Vision, and Right to Play to oversee dozens of rigorous studies and impact evaluations of child-focused projects in 20 countries throughout Africa, Asia, and the Middle East. Through his past monitoring and evaluation work, he specializes in building organizational research capacity to address complex issues in education, child protection, health & nutrition, and poverty alleviation.

Jarret has a B.A. in International Relations from Stanford University and an M.A. in International Development from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies. He speaks Spanish and Arabic. He was born in Texas, grew up in Nevada, and now lives in Colorado, where he spends his time on mountain sports, meditation, and epic fantasy novel writing.