This blog is cross-posted from the American Foreign Service Association blog. In addition to submitting a winning case in the 2018 Collaborating, Learning and Adapting Case Competition Dorine Genga is the program management... read more
Dec 6, 2018
| Learning Lab
As 2018 comes to a close, take a moment (yes, right now) to reflect on how your team has collaborated with internal and external stakeholders this year. You may have brought in external voices, or coordinated with other teams. There... read more
Dec 5, 2018
| Amy Leo
Women, marching for suffrage, use the words of Woodrow Wilson to further their cause. https://www.history.com/topics/us-presidents/woodrow-wilson/pictures/woodrow-wilson/women-suffrage-parade-supporting-wilson
This is the third of four posts reflecting on the linkages between gender awareness and politically sensitive approaches to programming known as Thinking and Working Politically (TWP). I will be posting one additional blog next... read more
Dec 4, 2018
| Sarah Swift
This blog post was written by Ali Hayat (Chief of Party, MESP) and Margaret Lada (Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist, MESP). Private sector engagement is an essential part of addressing development challenges. Key outcomes related... read more
Nov 28, 2018
| Learning Lab
This is the second of four posts reflecting on the linkages between gender awareness and politically sensitive approaches to programming known as Thinking and Working Politically (TWP). Over the next 2 weeks, I will be posting two... read more
Nov 27, 2018
| Sarah Swift
This blog was cross-posted from Urban Wire, The Voices of Urban Institute's Researchers and Staff. Federal agencies are incorporating evidence in their daily operations and agency decisions. Provisions in the White House’s recent... read more
Nov 16, 2018
| Learning Lab
Images of Nicollo Machiavelli and Gandhi.  Photo Credits: Portrait of Machiavelli by Santi di Tito (cropped), marked as public domain; Photograph of Mohandas Gandhi, Elliot & Fry/Getty Images
This is the first of four posts reflecting on the linkages between gender awareness and politically sensitive approaches to programming known as Thinking and Working Politically (TWP). In the coming weeks, I will be posting three... read more
Nov 15, 2018
| Sarah Swift
Did you know that taking time to pause and reflect on our work is critical to learning and improved performance? Harvard Business School researchers found that “… purposeful reflection on one’s accumulated experience leads to... read more
Nov 13, 2018
| Learning Lab
There is a growing body of evidence suggesting that people struggle to actually use data and evidence to inform their decisions. While there are a number of reasons for this, one of the main reasons is that teams and organizations... read more
Nov 5, 2018
| Learning Lab
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This post was written by Frank Higdon, Evaluation Team Lead, Office of Learning Evaluation and Research, Bureau for Policy, Planning and Learning As USAID reorients how we do business to focus on supporting countries on the Journey... read more
Oct 26, 2018
| USAID Learning Lab Team

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