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Portland Workshop: Set The Foundation To Be A Data-Informed Organization
Wed, April 12, 2017, 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM EDT
Do you want your organization to be more responsive and adaptive to its goals and the needs of clients and funders? Becoming data-informed can sound daunting but in this workshop we will break down the process into manageable, logical steps that are integrated with your organization's vision and mission.
This workshop is best suited for non-profit executive directors and staff members with thorough knowledge of their organization’s work.
In this workshop, you will draft a theory of change and identify the strategic starting place to integrate data-informed practice that is specific to the unique climate of your organization.
Meet your facilitators:
Erin Oldham, PhD, Director of the Data Innovation Project
Erin is a researcher and evaluator with over 25 years’ experience in multiple fields impacting child and family well-being. Erin specializes in working in partnership with organizations to to increase their internal capacity to collect, understand, and utilize meaningful information to effect change. Erin has a Ph.D. in Psychological Studies in Education from UCLA.
Elora Way, MA, Research Analyst I
Elora has multifaceted experience working within and supporting nonprofit organizations and their boards from Maine to New Mexico. She is both empathic toward the challenges they face and motivated to explore realistic ways to use data to improve their capacity and outcomes. Elora earned a MA in Community Development and Planning and a BA in International Development and Social Change from Clark University.