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Storytelling for Evaluation

Most nonprofits spend significant time and resources compiling statistics to assist in evaluating the success of programs, but what gets lost in the numbers? Are stories just anecdotal evidence or do they reflect something more powerful? Learn about participatory evaluation methods, such as the “Most Significant Change” technique, and transform your approach to evaluation.

 Export to Your Calendar 4/24/2018
When: Tuesday, April 24th
1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
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The Regas Building
318 N. Gay Street
Knoxville, Tennessee  37917
United States
Presenter: Sara Baker
Contact: Chloe Perry
865-313-2077


Online registration is available until: 4/24/2018
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Most nonprofits spend significant time and resources compiling statistics to assist in evaluating the success of programs, but what gets lost in the numbers? Are stories just anecdotal evidence or do they reflect something more powerful? Learn about participatory evaluation methods, such as the “Most Significant Change” technique, and transform your approach to evaluation.

Learning Objectives Include:

  • Understand the power of stories and anecdotal evidence for evaluation
  • Identify appropriate methods for participatory evaluation
  • Implement the identified methods for participatory evaluation, including Most Significant Change

BIO:

Sara Baker is a writer, nonprofit consultant, and gender justice advocate. She coordinates Take Back the Tech!, an award-winning international program on technology-related violence against women, for the Association for Progressive Communications, works with advocates and activists around the world on a variety of issues, and has been quoted in The Guardian, Washington Post, and Time, among other outlets. Under her direction, Take Back the Tech! has won the Womanity Award, the GEM-TECH Award from UN Women and the International Telecommunications Union, the Bob’s Best in Online Activism Crowd Favorite Award, and a honorary mention for the Prix Ars. She teaches grant writing at the University of Tennessee, reviews grant proposals for the federal government, and is the former director of women’s advocacy for the YWCA Knoxville. Her latest publication, in Data Shift, is on crowdsourcing data for change.  

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