Blue and green gradient placeholder image

Our People .

Former Director for Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning (MEL) Technology Kasia Kedzia

Kasia Kedzia was the director for Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning (MEL) Technology and led the development and implementation of the MEL strategy across Chemonics. Kasia oversaw the training of home-office and field-office staff in MEL concepts while supporting internal and external communications around MEL tools, practices, results, and innovations. She has more than 12 years of professional experience in organizational management, oversight, assessment and capacity building of organizations and small enterprises, and monitoring and evaluation. Kasia has a master’s degree in international development and social change from Clark University as well as bachelor’s degrees in international relations and government from Clark University.

by Kasia Kedzia

The “Do You Believe Me?” Test for Choosing Indicators

Most development practitioners know what an indicator is. It measures a particular characteristic or dimension of strategy-, project-, or activity-level results. It is meant to tell you (i.e. indicate), how far or close you are to your identified result. For example, if you are trying to lose weight, your indicator is your daily weight according…

Theory of Change: It’s Easier Than You Think

Imagine you are chronically late to work. If your goal is to get to work on time, you may have identified multiple reasons for being late. If you only consider one of these reasons and don’t identify root causes, which are simply other reasons for your lateness, you will continue to be late. One reason…