Evaluating the impact made on people`s life

My internship experience as Oxfam Novib intern has enabled me to impact the lives of thousands people. One of the reasons that motivate me to work in Oxfam is the moto of ‘making a difference’. Above all my research output can actually change in the life of thousands.  While working as part of the impact…

“Marjolein is currently working with the impact measurement team, researching the way Oxfam Novib can use qualitative data for impact measurement. As a strong advocate for education, she spent time abroad several times researching this, which shows her adventures spirit and thirst for traveling”.

A Non-Expert at an Expert Meeting : Methodology, Measurement… Merlot? * All starred words are explained in the ‘Glossary of Expertise’ at the end International Women’s Day is celebrated around the world with dancing; singing; eating and celebrating gender equality achievements globally and making steps towards future parity. However, in the Oxfam Novib Impact Measurement*…

The Power of Visualization in an Information Jungle

oxfamnovibacademy: We are currently living in a so-called ‘information society’. Due to the technical developments of the past decades, more information has become more easily accessible to an increasing number of people than at any time in human history. Source: http://www.timeequalsmoney.net.au/7-quick-ways-fight-information-overload/ It was the German sociologist Georg Simmel who, as early as 1950, recognized the…

The Power of Visualization in an Information Jungle

We are currently living in a so-called ‘information society’. Due to the technical developments of the past decades, more information has become more easily accessible to an increasing number of people than at any time in human history. Source: http://www.timeequalsmoney.net.au/7-quick-ways-fight-information-overload/ It was the German sociologist Georg Simmel who, as early as 1950, recognized the negative…