DEME TIG Week: Lessons Learned from Evolving Evaluation Practice in the Evaluation of Humanitarian Action by Minji Cho, Ann Marie Castleman and Scott Chaplowe

Hi, we are Minji Cho and Ann Marie Castleman, independent evaluation consultants and PhD students studying evaluation at Claremont Graduate University, and Scott Chaplowe, evaluation, strategy and capacity development specialist. We recently collaborated on a project with the Active Learning Network for Accountability and Performance (ALNAP) to understand past, present, and future challenges in the …

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DEME TIG Week: Lessons Learned from Evaluating an Opioids and Workplace Training Program by Eric Persaud

Hello!  We are Sue Ann Sarpy and Phung Pham, Co-Chairs of the DEME-TIG.  One of the most important functions of our DEME-TIG is to support the evaluation activities of new and emerging evaluators.  We would like to highlight Eric Persaud, who recently received his DrPH and is now focusing his efforts on evaluation of various …

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DEME TIG Week: Enhancing Humanitarian Response Data-Driven Decision-Making Using Technology and Adaptive Management Frameworks by Alex Tran, Piva Bell, David Okutu, Hanna Camp, and Amy Joce

Hello! We are Alex Tran, Piva Bell, David Okutu, Hanna Camp, and Amy Joce from Mercy Corps! We are a team of MEL professionals working on enhancing data-driven decision making in humanitarian response programs. Lessons Learned We’ve seen that comprehensive and timely data can improve a humanitarian response team’s ability to adaptively manage programs. But …

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DEME TIG Week: Assessing Adaptive Capacity of Organizations During Dual Disasters: Lessons Learned from Evaluating Effectiveness in Addressing Emerging Needs of Vulnerable Populations by Sue Ann Sarpy

Hello!  My name is Sue Ann Sarpy, Principal of Sarpy and Associates, LLC, and Co-Chair of the DEME TIG.  During the pandemic, I was part of a COVID-19 Working Group for Public Health and Social Sciences Research, sponsored by the National Science Foundation and the CONVERGE facility at the Natural Hazards Center at the University …

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IPE TIG Week: Lessons Learned from the Colonizer by Linda Sue Warner

From Oklahoma, the land of ‘red people’, from the Choctaw word oklahumma, my name is Linda Sue Warner. I am a member of the Comanche Tribe of Oklahoma and have worked in schools since 1970. As a former tenured faculty member at Tier 1 universities and President Emerita of the oldest continuously operated American Indian …

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IPE TIG Week: Indigenous Data Sovereignty and IP Rights: On Being Good Relatives by Nicole Bowman/Waapalaneexkwee, Michael Petillo and Andrealisa Belzer

Koolamalsi/Hello! We are Nicole Bowman/Waapalaneexkweew (Lunaape/Mohican), Ph.D., AEA Indigenous Peoples in Evaluation Co-Chair, and Associate Editor, Roots & Relations, CJPE; Michael Petillo, MSME, Principal Consultant, CES Partnership LLC; and Andrealisa Belzer, CE, Indigenous Services Canada, EvalIndigenous Network, Blue Marble Evaluation Network, CES National Board. We are committed to being good relatives in a nation-to-nation evaluation …

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IPE TIG Week: Empowering Data Collection by Dyani Bingham, Desiree Restad, Kelley Milligan, and Allyson Kelley

We are Dyani Bingham, Desiree Restad, Kelley Milligan, and Allyson Kelley, AKA PLLC Public Health Consultants, Evaluators, and Scientists working with tribal communities across the U.S. How do evaluators support communities becoming stronger, more confident, and reclaiming their rights as first peoples or Indigenous peoples in the US? Through empowered data collection.  One government project. …

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IPE TIG Week: Indigenous Evaluation and Learning Centers on the How by Dr. Gladys Rowe

Tansi! Greetings! My name is Dr. Gladys Rowe. I am Muskego Inninew (Swampy Cree) from Fox Lake Cree Nation in Northern Manitoba. I also hold relations with ancestors from England, Ireland, Norway, and Ukraine. I am currently a guest on the lands of the Suquamish and Duwamish Nations in Washington. I have been working in …

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IPE TIG Week: Intentionally Reframing Logic to Hope by Dyani Bingham, Desiree Restad, Kelley Milligan, and Allyson Kelley

We are Dyani Bingham, Desiree Restad, Kelley Milligan, and Allyson Kelley, AKA PLLC Public Health Consultants, Evaluators, and Scientists working with tribal communities across the U.S. We have experience helping clients visually reframe their logic models to show the impact of health programs in a way that is inspired by healing, culture, and community. Rad …

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IPE TIG Week: Journeying from Settler Colonialism Towards Indigenous Liberation Through Culturally Specific Assessment by David Sul

Aloha! Aanii! Boozhoo! ¡Hola! Greetings from the land where the trees are red, and the condor soars high above them. Here is where the moon rises and sets several times a night and where the land meets the ocean, and the ocean meets the sky. The Coastal Miwok, the original inhabitants of this space, called …

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