Elizabeth DiLuzio

DemTIG Week: Evaluating Democracy In Crisis: Emerging Lessons from the Fundamental Freedoms Consortium by Linda Stern

I’m Linda Stern, Director of Evaluation & Learning at the National Democratic Institute. I also lead a Research, Evaluation & Learning (REL) initiative with seven other democracy, human rights and labor (DRL) organizations under the Fundamental Freedoms Fund (FFF). Sponsored by the US Department of State, the objective of our consortium initiative is to build …

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DemTIG Week: The right initiative to improve Human Rights by Francisco Hernandez, Carlos Urquilla, and Nigina Valentini

Hi! We’re Francisco Hernandez, Carlos Urquilla, and Nigina Valentini from Counterpart International. Have you ever wondered how evaluators are contributing to improved impact in human rights programming? We are specialists in human rights monitoring, evaluation and learning (MEL) working in Latin America, and we would like to highlight an initiative that has helped advance our …

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DemTIG Week: Evaluating Civic Networks in Complex Contexts: Lessons from Democracy, Human Rights and Governance Implementers by Kate Krueger and Norma Ruiz

Hello, AEA community! We are Kate Krueger and Norma Ruiz from the International Republican Institute, a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that supports democracy worldwide. In this year of upheaval, all evaluators — not just those of us who work in the DRG (democracy, human rights, and governance) sector — are witnessing the power of social movements …

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DemTIG Week: Expanding the Toolkit for DRG Evaluators: New DRG Evaluation E-learning and Resources by Antonella Guidoccio and Claudia Olavarria

We are Antonella Guidoccio and Claudia Olavarría, both  international evaluation consultants and members of the EvalYouth team. We have developed these tools with the contributions of a group of generous and committed professionals and organizations, and we hope they will be a valuable resource for you, your organization, and the evaluation community. Recently, the International …

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DemTIG Week: Challenging Longstanding Democracy and Governance Efforts Using Quantitative Evaluation Approaches by Chhork Boeurng and Ihor Matviichuk

Hello to fellow evaluators around the world! We are Chhork Boeurng and Ihor Matviichuk, monitoring and evaluation managers for Pact. We work on two different projects located in Cambodia and Ukraine, both of which work to strengthen civic engagement. As citizens of each of our project countries, we are acutely aware of the limited space …

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DemTIG Week: Democracy Day Turns into Democracy Week by Dylan Diggs

Hi evaluators! I am Dylan Diggs, the chair of AEA’s Democracy, Human Rights and Governance topical interest group and an evaluator with the Department of State’s Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor (DRL). I’m here to announce that it’s “Democracy Week” at AEA in honor of the United Nation’s International Day of Democracy on …

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RTD TIG Week: Bias – It’s Still Here by Didi Cross

I have said it before, and it is worth saying again. Especially now.  Every single one of us is biased.  My name is Didi Cross, and I have been involved in science evaluation for nearly ten years, including supporting the NIH and NSF in the United States, and funders and universities in the EU, UK, …

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RTD TIG Week: Evaluation of Research Collaborations Enabled through Linked Datasets by Jodi Basner

My name is Jodi Basner and I’m a Scientific Analyst on Clarivate’s Web of Science Consulting Team. It is exciting to be involved in a time, although unfortunately most recently born out of the COVID-19 pandemic, when research is exhibiting a dramatic shift toward enabling collaborations; directly through researchers providing complementary perspectives to a common …

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RTD TIG Week: Triangulation Across Mixed Methods in Comprehensive Program Evaluations by Asher Beckwitt and Lex Helsel

Hello! I am Asher Beckwitt, Research and Evaluation Project Director with Ripple Effect, and I have expertise in qualitative methods including interviews, focus groups, and content analysis. Hi! I am Alexis (Lex) Helsel, Lead Program Evaluator with Ripple Effect, and I have extensive experience in quantitative methods including survey design and analysis, administrative data analyses, …

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