The practice of Feminist Evaluation

The volume deepens understanding on the theory and practice of feminist evaluation highlighting the importance and relevance of connectedness while intervening the inequitable systems & social norms. Authors : Rajib Nandi & Ratna M. Sudarshan 

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Melita Vaz is attending Rituu B Nanda's event

Lessons learned from combining Outcome Mapping and Outcome Harvesting at "15.30 CET "

May 25, 2021 from 3:30pm to 5pm
Date & Time: 25 May 2021, 15.30 CET Presenters: Goele Scheers (Independent Consultant), Richard Smith (Independent Consultant), Julius Nyangaga (Right Track Africa), Florence Etta (GRAIDE International Development Evaluation Consulting), and Maya Re  (Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning Specialist)Moderators: Simon Hearn and Kaia Ambrose (OMLC stewards), Carmen Wilson-Grau and Conny Hoitink (OH Community Facilitators)Please see the attached invitation for more information, you can also…See More
May 24, 2021
Melita Vaz is attending Rituu B Nanda's event

Designing Data for Women: Panel Discussion at "6PM CET "

May 18, 2021 from 6pm to 7pm
The Design for Women Conversations present a panel discussion.With a focus on international development, women and data, this conversation will discuss the ways in which current data practices serve and do not serve women. Join Rachel, Ana, and Genevieve to hear three perspectives on gender data gaps in international development today. Join to learn:–The ways in which current data practices serve and do not serve women today.–What key design principles have proved successful for our…See More
May 17, 2021
Melita Vaz is attending Rajib Nandi's event

Software for Qualitative Data Analysis: A Good Servant or a Bad Master at "6 pm Indian Standard Time"

May 6, 2021 from 6pm to 7:15pm
As the M&E community stretches to meet the demand for evidence, one question is whether or not to use software to analyse qualitative data generated from observations, interviews and focus group discussions. A related question is which software to use. But other equally critical questions include: how to ally methodological approaches to evaluation with the software choice, how best to work in a team environment. In my talk I would address these questions and discuss 3 popularly used…See More
May 2, 2021
Melita Vaz commented on Beatriz Ramírez David's blog post Más niñas en la ciencia,el mundo las necesita
"He visto esta pelicula. Gracias"
Feb 19, 2021
Melita Vaz is attending Rajib Nandi's event

"Transformative Narratives: Storytelling in the Service of Evaluation and Organizational Learning through A Gender Lens" at "6 pm Indian Standard Time"

March 23, 2021 from 6pm to 9pm
In this interactive workshop, we will explore different storytelling and sense-making tools - from appreciative inquiry, to vision statements to data driven stories - designed  for evaluation practitioners. Together, we will dive into the magical world of stories and learn how to help stories emerge, breathe, and make an impact. Facilitator : Hamutal GouriDate- 23rd March'21Time- 6 pm to 9 pm Indian Standard dimeInvitation for members of Gender and Evaluation community onlyLink to register -…See More
Feb 18, 2021
Melita Vaz commented on Beatriz Ramírez David's blog post Más niñas en la ciencia,el mundo las necesita
"!Un reportaje muy interessante Beatriz! No sabia sobre el dia internationale para las mujeres en las ciencias. Trabajo con el sujete de ninas y las ciencias en la ciudad de Bombay. Melita Vaz"
Feb 18, 2021
Melita Vaz commented on Lakshmi Lingam's blog post Gender evaluation of Publicly Funded Health Insurance
"Always fun to read a well-written report. Do congratulate your student, Lakshmi. On subject of mixed methods as described in study, was wondering why she termed just a household listing as Quantitative - leading to description of Mixed methods -…"
Feb 18, 2021
Melita Vaz is attending Rituu B Nanda's event

COVID-19 and the world of work- street and fish vendors at Online

June 19, 2020 from 3pm to 4pm
ActionAid is organising a 4 day Webinar Series on COVID-19 and the world of work.On 19th June, the session will be related to issues of street and fish vendors particularly from gender lens. Institute of Social Studies Trust team of Gurpreet Kaur and  Risha Ramachandran will be discussants in this event and provide the research findings on the subject. The link to the study on street vendors- …See More
Jun 20, 2020
Melita Vaz is attending Rituu B Nanda's event

Integrating Considerations of 'No One Left Behind'' into Evaluation Criteria: Lessons from the Pandemic at Online

June 24, 2020 from 6:30pm to 7:30pm
"Integrating Considerations of 'No One Left Behind'' into Evaluation Criteria: Lessons from the Pandemic" webinar organized by SLEvA in collaboration with …See More
Jun 20, 2020
Melita Vaz might attend Ann-Murray Brown's event

Master Class in Theory of Change, 2-4 March 2020 in Amsterdam at Amsterdam

March 2, 2020 to March 4, 2020
The sessions will be facilitated by Rick Davies (developer of the Most Significant Change technique), Helene Clark, Sara Vaca and 2 other experts.  Topics to be covered:background to ToCs,exploration of ToCs and logical frameworks (are they the same thing?)steps to design the TOCcriteria for a 'good' TOCwhen to use TOC (does every intervention need a TOC?)evaluability of TOCstheory-driven evaluationvisualization tips to enhance TOCscase studiesdemo of ToC software andone-on-one consultations to…See More
Jan 25, 2020
Melita Vaz replied to Maulik Chauhan's discussion Announcing the Gujarat State Chapter of ECOI (Evaluation Community of India)
"Dear Maulik Congratulations.  I notice the form attached. I am in Mumbai. Is this the form for the membership of ECOI in other states also? How do we send the fees? Melita"
Jan 25, 2020
Melita Vaz and Dilata Ranadive are now friends
Nov 24, 2019

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At 2:39 on November 9, 2015, Rituu B Nanda said…

Happy birthday!

At 16:07 on June 4, 2015, Rituu B Nanda said…

Dear Melita,

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At 3:21 on May 21, 2015, Peter Gordon said…

Good to make the connection! I am consulting mostly in research and evaluation, still working on HIV and sexuality but also on GBV. 

At 23:31 on May 20, 2015, Peter Gordon said…

Yes I am - do we know each other? 


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