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Members Only Exploring the use of ChatGPT in Program Evaluation

June 16, 2023

Please join us on June 16th for GCEval's upcoming monthly meeting on a very timely topic: Exploring the use of ChatGPT in Program Evaluation: Benefits and Ethical Considerations. Dr. Philip Adu, founder and methodology expert at the Center for Research Methods Consulting, will discuss integrating AI tools into evaluation work and the questions it raises. 

Members Only Evaluation & Trust-Based Philanthropy

May 19, 2023

As Vice President for Programs at the Greater New Orleans Foundation (GNOF), Kellie Chavez Greene's leadership has been instrumental to the Foundation’s positioning as an innovator and civic leader in the pursuit of driving positive impact through philanthropy, leadership, and action in the Greater New Orleans Region. Kellie will share GNOF's practice of trust-based philanthropy, and how the foundation utilizes evaluation and storytelling to communicate the impact of their programming and grantmaking to the greater New Orleans region.

Members Only Gulf Coast Evaluation Guide

April 21, 2023

GCEval member Steve Mumford will introduce a concept for a co-created regional evaluation guide and facilitate a discussion about project aims, content, approach, and logistics. This project is inspired by a desire to share and learn from exemplary evaluations, to examine the place-based considerations critical to evaluation in our region, and highlight the uniqueness of equitable and culturally responsive evaluation in the Gulf South. 

Members Only Jesuit Social Research Institute

March 17, 2023

Join us on Friday, March 17 to hear from Annie Phoenix, Executive Director of the Jesuit Social Research Institute (JSRI). We will hear about two of JSRI's recent initiatives: engaging university faculty members and graduate students as evaluators, and an upcoming participatory evaluation pilot which engages incarcerated students in designing and implementing an evaluation of their educational program.


Members Only Using Pivot Tables

January 20, 2023

Will Faulkner will provide an overview on how to use pivot tables for data analysis in Excel. Participants will gain an understanding of the necessary steps and strategies for using pivot tables to unlock your data. Meeting attendees will also be invited to register for a complete Introductory Course on Pivot Tables to learn more about this topic.

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Members Only Understanding and Tracking Systems and Policy Change

June 16, 2023

Dr. Donna-Marie Winn, creator of Kaleidoscope Pathways, LLC, expresses that, while systems change evaluation may be daunting, it is necessary. She has decades of experience co-leading complex evaluation and research projects focusing primarily on measuring the impact of programs, policies, and systems changes. Her work is anchored in the lenses of social justice, decoloniality, asset-framing, thriving, and equity.

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