Applying Evaluative Thinking to Active Impact Investments
Presented in partnership with the American Evaluation Association’s Social Impact Measurement working group, the Johnson Center for Philanthropy, the Council of Michigan Foundations, and the Mission Investors Exchange
This second installment of the “Evaluation and Impact Investing” webinar series focuses on the role evaluators can play in monitoring and evaluating active investments, particularly from a gender lens.
Using its active gender-lens investments as examples, including an ongoing collaboration with MasterCard Foundation, representatives from Engineers Without Borders Canada and EWB Ventures discuss how they utilize evaluation to support investees and the investment team after an investment has been made. Viewers will learn how to effectively use evaluation from a gender-equity lens to monitor and assess the social returns of active investments, and communicate those findings to the investment team and the investee.
Likewise, investors will learn ways to better apply evaluative thinking and evaluation from a gender-equity lens in their active investments.
- Teri Behrens, Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy
- John Sherman, pfc Social Impact Advisors
- Courtney Bolinson, Impact Evaluation and Learning Manager, Engineers Without Borders Canada
- Selina Delimini, Social Impact Measurement Evaluator, Engineers Without Borders Canada
- Laura Allan, Gender Expert, Engineers Without Borders Canada
- Sandra Abrokwa Owusu-Kyerematen, Country Director for Ghana, Viamo
Original recording date: October 10, 2019