All posts tagged with "Ilana Shapiro"
“Why do you only come when someone has died? Why do you not come to help when someone is sick?” This question posed by rural Liberians during the 2014-2015 Ebola crisis revealed broken trust among local communities, the national government and international aid workers,... read more
The 2014–2015 outbreak of Ebola devastated communities in Liberia, overwhelming their fragile health care system with at least 10,675 cases and 4,809 disease-related deaths (U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 2016). Prior to the outbreak, Global... read more
With the impetus to “do development differently,” USAID’s Bureau for Policy Planning and Learning (PPL) introduced the collaborating, learning and adapting (CLA) approach in 2011. This component of USAID’s “program cycle” guidance (on planning, managing and assessing its... read more
This resource details the methods used for the Global Communities CLA case analysis deep dive.
This blog post was written by Monalisa Salib with contributions from Katherine Haugh, Amy Leo, Kristin Lindell, and Ilana Shapiro, PhD. We are constantly making tough choices about how to allocate our staff and financial resources, and for many implementing partners, this... read more
Collaborating, Learning, and Adapting is Strongly Related to Staff Empowerment, Engagement, and Satisfaction
Ilana Shapiro, PhD, is a New Approaches Advisor and Monalisa Salib is an Organizational Learning and Research Manager on the USAID LEARN contract. One of our key hypotheses for why collaborating, learning, and adapting (CLA) matters is that it bolsters employee engagement... read more
Working Group Resource
Hi Everyone,Here is an example for the "Program Highlights" portion of the Learning Journal due September 15. We are most interested in your learning about your methods - what has been working? What hasn't? We realize you may be early in the process to pass judgment on the... read more