GSNE TIG Week: A Helping Hand to Emerging Evaluators by Caitlin Rivera and Danielle Murillo

This week, AEA365 is hosting GSNE Week with our colleagues in the Graduate Student and New Evaluators AEA Topical Interest Group. The contributions all this week to AEA365 come from our GSNE TIG members. We hope you enjoy! -Liz DiLuzio, Lead Curator Hello fellow evaluators! We are Caitlin Rivera and Danielle Murillo, Research Assistant and …

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GSNE TIG Week: Choosing a Master’s Degree in Evaluation by Randi Knox

This week, AEA365 is hosting GSNE Week with our colleagues in the Graduate Student and New Evaluators AEA Topical Interest Group. The contributions all this week to AEA365 come from our GSNE TIG members. We hope you enjoy! -Liz DiLuzio, Lead Curator Hello! I’m Randi Knox, a student in Claremont Graduate University’s (CGU) Master’s in …

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DVR TIG Week: Insights-to-Action: An Intentional Process by Kendra Thompson-Dyck and Deven Wisner

Hello there! We’re Kendra Thompson-Dyck, Ph.D. and Deven Wisner, M.S. of Assessment and Research at the University of Arizona. We want to share an insights to action approach we used to share information and get feedback/buy-in from constituent groups. We think this could work for many projects, regardless of topic. Recently, we set out to …

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DVR TIG Week: Three First Steps to Data Visualization by Kristin Giordano and Carise Mitch

We are Kristin Giordano and Carise Mitch of Equal Measure, where we partner with foundations, nonprofits, and government organizations to apply new ways of thinking and learning to advance social change. In 2020, Equal Measure launched an internal Data Visualization Learning Circle, combining discussion and reflection with the invaluable Ann Emery’s Depict Data Studio online …

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DVR TIG Week: Taking the first step: creating a data visualization culture in our organization by Manon Billaud, Meredith Pinto, Emily Moore, Anika Hannan, and Whitney Rémy

Hi there! It’s Manon, Meredith, Emily, Anika and Whitney, and we are a group of Public Health Analysts, Evaluators, and Epidemiologists at RTI International – an independent, nonprofit research institute. We are passionate about creating engaging evaluation products, so we banded together as champions of data viz to improve how our organization shares project findings. …

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DVR TIG Week: A web-based interactive dashboard to improve access to and use of data in decision making by John Manda

Greetings fellow evaluators. I am excited to share my experiences and lessons learned in our effort to improve access to and use of data in decision making through the development and use of a web-based interactive dashboard.  My name is John Manda, and I am the Learning and Dissemination Advisor on the United States Agency …

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DVR TIG Week: Using a Geographical Map Chart in Evaluation by David Fetterman

Hi. I am David Fetterman, President of Fetterman & Associates, an international evaluation consultation firm. I am a past-president of the American Evaluation Association and a co-chair of the Collaborative, Participatory, and Empowerment Evaluation TIG. In addition, I have 25 years of experience at Stanford University as an administrator and faculty member. I am also the …

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DVR TIG Week: Digestive Aids for Large Numbers by Amelia Kohm

Hello! I’m Amelia Kohm of Data Viz for Nonprofits (DVN). DVN helps organizations to quickly grasp their data, improve their work, and show their impact and offers up weekly 60-Second Data Tips to those in the nonprofit world. Today, I’m here to talk about BANs (Big A** Numbers) and aids for digesting them. BANs are …

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DVR TIG Week: Weaving Together Narrative Through Journey Mapping by Marsha Williamson, Manon Matchett, and Mindelyn Anderson

Greetings, I am Marsha Williamson, patient navigation member of Black Women Thriving East of the River (BWTEoR), a five-year breast cancer survivor, and I am a native to Washington, DC and have resided East of the River in Ward 7 for over 20 years. Hello, I am Manon Matchett, Co-Lead, BWTEoR and a 25-year plus …

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LAWG Week: Leveraging Collective Agency: Empowering Stakeholders to Address Housing Issues in the Mississippi Delta by Olivia Melvin, Monica L. Coleman, and Moira A. Ragan

Greetings, AEA365 readers! Liz DiLuzio here, Lead Curator of the blog. To whet our appetites for this year’s conference in beautiful New Orleans, this week’s posts come to us from the feature the perspectives of the Gulf Coast Eval Network (GCEval) members, where the uniqueness of doing evaluation in the gulf south will be on …

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