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Washington Evaluators Week: Evaluation Without Borders: A Unique Opportunity for Evaluators to Pay-it-Forward by Lauren Jowell

Greetings, fellow evaluators! My name is Lauren Jowell, I am an evaluation team lead in the federal government and a member of Washington Evaluators based in Washington, D.C. After attending my second AEA conference in 2018, I was energized to be a more active member of WE. When I saw an email calling for volunteers …

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Washington Evaluators Week: Recounting Evaluation Without Borders: Experiences and Observations by Jacqueline Singh

Hello! My name is Jacqueline Singh, MPP, PhD., Executive Evaluation and Program Design Advisor at Qualitative Advantage, LLC. I’m also Co-chair of the American Evaluation Association’s Program Design Topical Interest Group and Board Member at Large for Indiana Evaluation Association. Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, I had been homesick for the East coast. Therefore, it …

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Washington Evaluators Week: An Ethic of Humility: Reflections on the Greatest Lessons Learned from Pro Bono Evaluation by Giovanni Dazzo

My name is Giovanni Dazzo, former President of Washington Evaluators (WE), doctoral student at George Mason University, and evaluator at the Department of State’s Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor. In today’s post, I’ll talk about a few lessons learned from the Washington Evaluators pro bono initiative, Evaluation Without Borders (EWB). Before I get …

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Washington Evaluators Week: Say Yes: Make the Time to Volunteer by Patricia Moore Shaffer

Greetings! I’m Patricia Moore Shaffer, Deputy Director for Research & Analysis, at the National Endowment for the Arts. I also lead Shaffer Evaluation Group, a woman-owned small business specializing in evaluation of educational programs. I’m also an active volunteer for two organizations, serving as President-Elect for Washington Evaluators and as a board member for the …

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Washington Evaluators Week: Fostering Student Engagement in Evaluation by Esther Nolton

Greetings, fellow evaluators! My name is Esther Nolton and I am a doctoral student at George Mason University (Fairfax, VA) and a Research Analyst at 2M Research (Arlington, VA). I have had the pleasure of participating in the DC Consortium Student Conference on Evaluation & Policy (DC SCEP) both as a student presenter and as …

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Washington Evaluators Week: Strengthening and sustaining the evaluation community through organizational mentorship by Tamarah Moss

It is my honor to contribute to the Washington Evaluators (WE) week on AEA365. My name is Tamarah Moss, former volunteer coordinator for the Washington Evaluators New Professional Scholarship Program. As an assistant professor at Bryn Mawr College Graduate School of Social Work and Social Research and previously at Howard University, I am constantly considering …

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Washington Evaluators Week: Mentor Minutes – A Community-Building Initiative by Emily Bango

Hi there! My name is Emily Bango and I’m an evaluator based in Washington, DC.  I’m also the current Mentor Minutes Coordinator for Washington Evaluators (WE). Mentor Minutes is an initiative that aims to connect current WE members to experienced evaluation professionals in the WE community through short-term mentorship opportunities. The purpose of Mentor Minutes …

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Washington Evaluators Week: Programming for Community Engagement by Melissa Chiu

Hello, I’m Melissa Chiu, the 2019 Program Chair for Washington Evaluators (WE). This year, the Washington Evaluators Board set priorities focusing on two broad themes: evaluation as community and evaluation in the community. Also, we particularly wanted to highlight issues of diversity and social justice, all while getting evaluators out into the city and their …

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Washington Evaluators Week: Why Evaluators Should Care About Building Community by Giovanni Dazzo

Hi, I’m Giovanni Dazzo, current President of Washington Evaluators and an evaluator at the Department of State’s Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor. This week, our local affiliate would like to hit pause on the research methods we typically share in these posts, in order to reflect and provide tips on how we can …

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WE Affiliate Week: Encouraging the Next Generation of Evaluators: The Washington Evaluators New Professional Scholarship by Shannon Williams, Allison Schachter and Tyler Spenser

Hello, we are Shannon Williams, Research Manager at Rebuilding Together, Allison Schachter, Monitoring and Evaluation Advisor at Pathfinder International, and Tyler Spenser, Founder and President of The Grassroot Project. Together, we are the three inaugural recipients of the Washington Evaluators New Professional Scholarship program established in 2017. The goal of this scholarship program is to …

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