Resources

Webinar – Data Visualization in Excel Made Easy
August 20, 2018

This beginners-level webinar, originally held on August 21, 2018, is intended for staff in all roles who don’t work with data every day but who want to learn basic steps to get started using the tools you already have. See below for an Excel file that includes all of the examples shown in this webinar […] Read more...

Webinar – Effective Presentation of Data for Reports, Winning Proposals and Outreach
August 15, 2016

For this webinar, we were joined by an internationally recognized data visualization expert who brings a research-based approach to improving the communication of data through more effective graphs, slides, and reports. The training was tailored to the needs of refugee service providers, drawing on data examples from programs serving refugees and other populations of concern […] Read more...

5 Steps for Using Data to Tell Program Stories
December 8, 2017

Often, we talk about monitoring, evaluation and reporting as activities we do for donors. Consider reframing the discussion: data collected through monitoring and evaluation answers questions that enable us to tell factual stories about our programs, in order to facilitate decision-making and action. These five steps will help you get started in thinking and talking […] Read more...

Webinar – 3 Steps for Developing Stronger Program Reports
March 22, 2018

Strong program reports start with strong monitoring and evaluation (M&E) systems. Originally held on 3/22/18, this webinar walks through three practical steps you can begin taking right away to improve your data collection and management practices. Watch the recording to learn ways to effectively communicate about your results, including through data visualization, in your program […] Read more...

Webinar – Using Data to Tell the Stories of Our Immigration Programs
December 8, 2017

Often, we talk about monitoring, evaluation and reporting as activities we do for donors. Originally held on December 7, 2017, this webinar offered guidance on reframing the discussion. Participants learned the benefits of reframing monitoring, evaluation and reporting as “telling a story” as well as five steps to begin using data to tell a story about […] Read more...