Elizabeth DiLuzio

Welcome to the Team, Elizabeth Grim! by Elizabeth DiLuzio

As you know, we’ve had some staffing changes this month. It’s not all bittersweet, however: today we are officially welcoming Elizabeth Grim to our team of curators! Elizabeth is an evaluator with over a decade in the field. She has worked for numerous organizations and, within the past year, made the great leap into working …

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LA RED TIG WEEK: How to Institute an Internal Culture of Evaluation by Susana Morales

Hola, my name is Susana Morales and I am so excited to be sharing with fellow evaluation practitioners. My work focuses on bicultural and bilingual evaluations with an emphasis on community health and community economic development. I come to this work from the belief that evaluation can create revolutions and demonstrate impact in communities of …

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LA RED TIG WEEK: What about Positionality? A Brief Reflection on How We Can Approach Participatory and Equity Evaluation by Jessica Saucedo and Tatiana Elisa Bustos

Hello LaRED TIG! We are Jessica Saucedo, a PhD student studying community psychology and Tatiana Elisa Bustos, PhD, with interests in health equity research, implementation science, and equitable evaluation with Indigenous and Latinx communities. Lately, we’ve been reflecting on how our positionality or stance influences any evaluation or research work. From Jessica I am a …

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LA RED TIG WEEK: Lessons Learned in Developing a COVID-19 Emergency Funds Response in Little Village Through a Culturally Responsive Evaluation (CRE) Lens by Alisha Garcia Flores and Quintiliano Rios Perez

¡Hola!  We are Alisha Garcia Flores and Quintiliano Rios Perez, two of four internal Evaluation and Data support staff at Enlace Chicago, a nonprofit based in the Little Village community. Our internal evaluation and data team support staff in database development and training, data analysis for grants, and evaluation efforts across our issue areas of …

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LA RED TIG WEEK: Preparing the Evaluation Field for Evaluators of Color in Modern Times by Sahiti Bhaskara, Wanda Casillas, and Jack Serna

We are Wanda Casillas, Sahiti Bhaskara, and Jack Serna, evaluators and applied researchers of color at different stages of our careers from starting our training to mid-career professionals. Wanda is a faculty member at Claremont Graduate University (CGU) with over 15 years of evaluation experience. Sahiti and Jack are students at CGU beginning their evaluation …

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LA RED TIG WEEK: Striving for Authenticity or Accuracy? by Art Hernandez

My name is Arthur (Art) Hernández, and I am a Professor at the University of the Incarnate Word in San Antonio, Texas and a member of the LaRED TIG, among others. I have been an “evaluator” almost since the beginning of my career (which was a long time ago), certainly well before I understood that evaluation is …

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LA RED TIG WEEK: Why is Evaluation Important? A Perspective from a Nonprofit Organization by Ana Maria Martinez

Hello, I am Ana Maria Martinez, an immigrant from South America trying to be bilingual/bi-cultural in Sonoma County. I work at Humanidad Therapy Education Services as a Program Manager. My daily intention is to deliver something of value that generates health, help, happiness and dignity to all in need; particularly those in marginalized communities. In 2017, …

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We Want to Hear Your Voice by Elizabeth DiLuzio

Greetings AEA365 community. My name is Elizabeth DiLuzio, volunteer curator for AEA365, and we’re looking for new bloggers. Yes, that means you! Did you know that every 5-6 weeks we host a week dedicated to independent bloggers? While most weeks throughout the year are sponsored by Topical Interest Groups (TIGs) or AEA affiliates, we recognize …

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Evaluating Onboarding Processes by Elizabeth DiLuzio

Happy weekend! My name is Elizabeth DiLuzio, volunteer curator for AEA365. About a month ago, a friend and former colleague reached out with “some good news and some bad news”. The good news: she was recently promoted to Director of HR at her company. The bad news: she wanted some free consulting services. Her first …

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