What we're about

This group is for anyone working in or interested in program evaluation or applied research in the Bay Area. Our aim is to create a member-led space to share experiences and resources, brainstorm ideas and ask questions about our fields and make stronger connections. We discuss topics such as evaluation use, applied research techniques, managing expectations, internal evaluation issues, consulting, technology in evaluation and cultural competence, to name a few. We also work to support professional development opportunities and educational activities in areas of interest to members.

We are pleased to announce that the San Francisco Bay Area Evaluators will be joining our efforts to continue these discussions and opportunities!

All are welcome to join: program evaluators, consulting professionals, applied researchers , nonprofit administrators and anyone new to or interested in these professional areas.

Let's grow in numbers!

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Summer Virtual Happy Hour!

Online event

Stay cool and join us for our summer SFBAE virtual happy hour! Meet and get to know other evaluators, social data analysts and applied researchers. Build friendships with others that work in your field and network together. This is a great opportunity to learn more about what evaluators do or just network with others! We look forward to seeing you there!

SFBAE Bi-Annual Meetup!

Needs a location

Come join us for an informal gathering about evaluation and applied research (both practice and theory). We are a newly started meetup for people who practice program evaluation or applied research. We share resources, bring up and discuss new ideas, ask deep questions and talk about the latest innovations in our field and network. These gatherings will be held quarterly and we invite folks to present a lighting talk or recommend guest speakers/topics. Join us!

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