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Teresa Doksum and Sean Owen on Data Security Tips

Hi, We are Teresa Doksum and Sean Owen, from the Abt Associates Institutional Review Board (IRB).  Teresa is a health services researcher and IRB Chair. Sean is an information security expert and Director of Abt’s Client Cybersecurity Center. We review large-scale evaluations of government programs in the fields of health, education, social policy, housing, and …

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CP TIG Week: Nidal Karim on Innovating for Gender Transformative M&E

Greetings! I am Nidal Karim, Gender and Empowerment Impact Measurement Sr. Advisor at CARE, a leading humanitarian organization fighting global poverty. The promotion of gender equality and women’s empowerment defines CARE’s programs worldwide. This means, on a daily basis, I have to think about how to pursue meaning and justice in monitoring & evaluation (M&E) …

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APC Week: David Devlin-Foltz on Advocacy and Policy Change Week

Welcome to Advocacy and Policy Change TIG week on AEA365!  I’m David Devlin-Foltz and I co-chair our TIG when I’m not directing the Advocacy Planning and Evaluation Program at The Aspen Institute or, well, doing other things.  My team and I work principally with foundations and nonprofits to assess efforts to advocate for policy change …

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CP Week: Ann Price on Incorporating the Values of Community Psychology Into Evaluation Practice

Hello! My name is Ann Price, the owner of Community Evaluation Solutions, Inc., an evaluation firm that focuses on program development and capacity-building evaluation. I always tell people that evaluation is what I DO, but a community psychologist is what I AM. In this 365 I would like to discuss community psychology’s values and how I …

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SWB Week: Mary Gray on the Rwandan Prison Survey

Greetings I am Mary Gray from the American University in Washington, D.C. and a member of Statistics Without Borders. Recently, I was involved in surveying Rwandan prisoners. Lessons Learned: Sample the appropriate stakeholders. Two years after the genocide that killed 800,000 Rwandans, primarily Tutsis, there were 80,00-90,000 imprisoned in a country of a few million …

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MN EA Week: Leah Goldstein Moses on Cultivating Relationships

Hi, I am Leah Goldstein Moses, current President of the Minnesota Evaluation Association (MNEA) and founder of the Improve Group. In both roles, relationships are very important—to both our success and joy. How do you cultivate relationships that energize and support you – and allow you to give in return? Hot tip 1: Find a …

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APC Week: Gabrielle Watson on Internal Utilization of External Evaluations

Greetings! I’m Gabrielle Watson, and I work at Oxfam America, a global humanitarian and development organization working to end social injustice around the world. As the Manager for Campaign Evaluation, I work with policy advocacy teams to assess their campaigns and facilitate learning. We periodically commission external evaluations. They are a big time and resource …

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Teaching Tips Week: Helen Holmquist-Johnson on Teaching Evaluability Assessment

My name is Helen Holmquist-Johnson and I teach a course in program evaluation to Master’s of Social Work students. This tip is on the facilitation of an evaluability assessment – a pre-evaluation tool. Hot Tip: The evaluability assessment has been likened to grooming the slopes before skiing which is a fitting metaphor to use with …

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