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Brenna Marea Powell

Brenna Marea Powell is the Associate Director of the Stanford Center on International Conflict and Negotiation, an interdisciplinary research center at Stanford University dedicated to the study of conflict resolution and peacebuilding. She is also Principal and Chairman at the IPRE Group, a consulting firm that conducts rigorous impact evaluation and policy analysis for organizations working in the fields of development, governance, and peacebuilding.

Posts by Brenna Marea Powell

Revisiting The Frame For Evaluation

We can nearly wear the tread off of a word during cycles of popularity or necessary use. “Impact”  fits this category. Regardless of possible misuse or overuse, however, it’s worth the attempt to maintain a real definition and to use the word meaningfully. There is little option of abandoning it without playing word games.  For […]

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