Outcomes Workgroup meetings are quarterly meetings for nonprofit professionals to discuss outcomes-related processes. The meetings are held on the first Thursday of the last month of the quarter.
About the Group
Outcomes Workgroup meetings are quarterly meetings for nonprofit professionals to discuss outcomes-related processes by sharing challenges, successes, data collection methods, reporting techniques, approaches to quality assurance, and other key issues. The workgroup consists of professionals that deal with nonprofit data and metrics in a variety of capacities ranging from direct service staff, evaluation specialists, policy advocates as well as funders.
Measuring Social Change
Thursday, December 3, 2020
12:00 PM EST
Speaker: Professor Alnoor Ebrahim
How do you measure progress towards worthy goals like ending homelessness, responding to health emergencies, or advancing human rights? What results can nonprofits and social enterprises reasonably measure and legitimately take credit for? How can measurement be used strategically so it’s useful for decision making? Join Professor Alnoor Ebrahim for a lively discussion on measuring what matters, based on his new book Measuring Social Change.
About the Speaker
Alnoor Ebrahim is a Professor of Management at The Fletcher School of Law & Diplomacy, and the Tisch College of Civic Life, at Tufts University. His research examines the challenges of performance measurement, accountability, and governance facing organizations with a social purpose. His new book is Measuring Social Change: Performance and Accountability in a Complex World (Stanford University Press). Professor Ebrahim serves on advisory boards to IRIS+ at the Global Impact Investing Network and the Stanford Social Innovation Review.