Sara Vaca

SIM TIG Week: Integrating an evaluator into a non-evaluation team by Courtney Bolinson and Muthoni Wachira

Hi! We are Courtney Bolinson and Muthoni Wachira, Impact Evaluation Manager and Investment Director at Engineers Without Borders Canada (EWB). EWB invests in seed-stage social enterprises to help them scale and drive lasting, transformational impact within communities that need it most. EWB recognised the need for an evaluator to measure and interpret the impact of …

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SIM TIG Week: Untangling Cross-Sector Miscommunications: The Impact Management Glossary by Michael Harnar

Hi, my name is Michael Harnar and I am an assistant professor in the Western Michigan University Interdisciplinary PhD in Evaluation program, and a founding board member of Social Value US. I want to introduce you to a cool resource and invite you to participate in its development. How many times have you had a …

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SIM TIG Week: Social Impact Measurement: What is this all about? By Jane Reisman and Alyna Wyatt

Hi there, we’re Jane Reisman and Alyna Wyatt, Chair and Program Chair of the Social Impact Measurement TIG. The fields of impact investing and other market solutions are rapidly advancing vehicles for addressing social and environmental goals. The Social Impact Measurement TIG is in its early stages of growth and exploration as we as evaluation …

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Using Powerpoint To Do Evaluation Reports by Sara Vaca

Hi, I’m Sara Vaca, independent consultant (www.SaraVaca.com), AEA365 Outreach Coordinator and Creative Advisor, and contributor to Saturday’s posts. As a former program manager, evaluator and meta-evaluator, I have come across maaaany reports. And probably many less that you. Lesson Learned: Reports (inception reports, evaluation reports, program reports, you-name-it-reports) seem to continue to be one of …

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