November 2021 Newsletter

As 2021 draws to a close, we would like to thank you for your ongoing engagement with Blue Marble Evaluation. This network emerged out of a vision to connect evaluators around the world under a common set of principles, with the goal of transforming evaluation to ensure its relevance to global systems transformation towards equity and sustainability. … Read more

September 2021 Newsletter

Equinox Edition Welcome Back! As we begin to see signs of fall in the northern hemisphere and prepare to welcome spring in the south, we are happy to be back in action! It’s been a few months since we sent out a newsletter, but we are making up for it with an email chock full of goodies. … Read more

June 2021 Newsletter

As we look ahead to the June solstice, we are taking a breather from producing new content over the summer months (here in the northern hemisphere) to do some work on our network structure and the support we offer to our members. We will return with new webinars and programming in September. In the meantime, … Read more

May 2021 Newsletter

On May 15th, the United Nations recognizes the International Day of Families. Blue Marble Evaluation is not just a network or an evaluation approach, we are a family of over 570 people committed to transforming evaluation to evaluate transformation. If you have not yet become a member of the Blue Marble Evaluation family, we hope you … Read more

April 2021 Newsletter

This month, we are happy to introduce you to Blue Marble Evaluation’s new Global Advisory Council. This group will be supporting our network as we work to build the capacity of Blue Marble Evaluators and build demand for Blue Marble Evaluation globally. We are also celebrating the 1 year anniversary of the Transformation Systems Mapping and Analysis Group, formed … Read more

March 2021 Newsletter

Last week, we passed the one-year mark of COVID-19 being declared by WHO as a global pandemic. Blue Marble Evaluation calls us to zoom in on the local impact of this milestone and zoom out to see the global trends and impact. We see that there are disparities both within and between countries in how the COVID-19 vaccine is being distributed, just … Read more

February 2021 Newsletter

February is full of celebrations and observances: Black History Month, Lunar Year, Valentine’s Day, Mardi Gras to name just a few. We started the month with another song from MQP to the tune of Season’s of Love and have been thinking a lot about love and how important it is to our skin in the game principle. As the poet, bell hooks reminds … Read more

January 2021 Newsletter

Happy New Year! We spent much of last year introducing Blue Marble Evaluation to our members and friends. Now that we have built a foundation together, we plan to offer a number of opportunities for you to deepen your engagement with one another and with the principles of BME. Read on for more information about what is … Read more