Young and Emerging Evaluators

YEE Week: The Wisdom of Emerging Evaluators for the Emerging 2022 Journey by Beverly Parsons

Welcome to 2022!! I’m Beverly Parsons, former AEA president, co-editor and co-author of Visionary Evaluation for a Sustainable, Equitable Future, and executive director of InSites. On this first day of 2022, let’s draw on the wisdom of the YEEs (young and emerging evaluators) featured in this week’s AEA365 blogs and the related Presidential Strand of …

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YEE Week: Emerging Evaluators’ Ethos on Transformational Change by Phung Pham and Ann Marie Castleman

Greetings! We are Phung Pham and Ann Marie Castleman, emerging evaluators from Claremont Graduate University. In reflecting on transformational change, we have been thinking about what may be our emerging evaluators’ ethos. Today marks the second anniversary of the World Health Organization being officially informed about what is now known as SARS-CoV-2, a novel coronavirus …

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YEE Week: Changing Behavior to Achieve SDG Progress: Sustainable Transformation by Jaideep Visave

Hello. I am Jaideep Visave from Italy, with 9 years of professional experience in implementing and evaluating disaster risk reduction projects in Asia and Europe. Examples of my work include an impact assessment for the ‘Maharashtra Disaster Risk Management Program’ and outcome mapping for ‘Urban Risk Reduction’ in Thane, Sangli, and Ratnagiri districts of India. …

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YEE Week: Challenges of evaluating transformations: Perspective from a YEE by Michael Ojo

I am Michael Ojo, a YEE interested in helping organisations demonstrate the impact of their work. I have had the opportunity of working with charities, a public sector organisation in the UK, as well as within donor funded projects in the global south.  This blog is a reflection from my experience as a YEE on …

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YEE Week: Evaluator Reflexivity for Radical Global Systems Transformation by Elizabeth Taylor-Schiro/Biidabinikwe

Aaniin indinawemaaganag (Hello friends/colleagues). I’m Elizabeth Taylor-Schiro/Biidaabinikwe (St. Croix Chippewa/Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe), Independent Evaluation and Research Consultant and PhD Candidate at the University of Minnesota. As a young and emerging evaluator (YEE), when I consider transformational learning and change, my definitions of transformation, learning, and what it takes to make a change are different …

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YEE Week: Power, the Status Quo, and the Individual by J.R. Moller and Taruna Gupta

Greetings! We are J.R. Moller and Taruna Gupta. J.R. is a PhD candidate at UNC Greensboro in Educational Research Methodology where she centers her evaluation practice on Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion. Taruna is a freelance researcher and evaluator from Kenya. Power has many associations, both negative and positive. Regardless of its form, power is pervasive …

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YEE Week: Meeting the Transformational Moment – Wisdom from Young and Emerging Evaluators by Scott Chaplowe

My name is Scott Chaplowe and I have been an active member of the AEA since 2002, currently serving on its International Working Group. It is a privilege to be introducing this themed week featuring the wisdom from young and emerging evaluators (YEE). For those who attended AEA’s Eval21 Reimagined last month, you might recognize …

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