As evaluators, we often wear many hats and ‘facilitator’ is one of them.
In this engaged session, come prepared to practice some fundamental approaches to facilitate effective communication and dialogue such as exploring power dynamics when asking open or closed-ended questions, reacting vs. responding, and more!
Michelle Helman currently works as an independent consultant, supporting public and private sector organizations committed to adaptive learning and change to transform conflict and achieve mutual goals through facilitation and Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning praxis. She has 20+ years of professional experience in the US and internationally at the nexus of youth and community development, climate justice, health, education and business initiatives. As a Rotary Peace Fellow, Michelle recently worked in Colombia with the Kroc Institute monitoring the 2016 Peace Accord implementation and earned a MA in Peace & Conflict Studies. She loves helping people learn about effective communication, teambuilding and data visualization. Learn more about Michelle’s work here.
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