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The Learning Conference 2015

June 10–11, 2015

Boston, Mass.

C4. Moderated Conversation with Stephanie Evergreen, Evergreen Data

Thursday, June 11, 2015 at 11:30 AM–12:15 PM Eastern Time (US & Canada)
Adrienne Salon (Fourth Floor Level)

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Stephanie Evergreen, Evergreen Data
Speaker Biography

Stephanie Evergreen’s research-based approach to design make her a sought-after speaker and consultant for organizations ranging from small nonprofits, community foundations and university departments to those national and international in scope like Verizon, United Nations, and Head Start.

She holds a PhD in interdisciplinary research, which included a dissertation on the extent of graphic design use in research communications. This interdisciplinary focus gives Stephanie the unique ability to specialize in data from a wide range of fields, from education to health care to policy to market research and beyond.

Stephanie is a frequent international keynote speaker and leads more than 50 workshops every year, from 1 hour to 2 days in length. She is the co-host of Rad Presenters Podcast, and regularly blogs on data presentation. She is a guest blogger for the likes of Presentation MagazineBeth KanterNTEN and aea365.

Her book, Presenting Data Effectively: Communicating Your Findings for Maximum Impact, was published by Sage in Fall 2013. She is co-editor and co-author of two issues of New Directions for Evaluation on data visualization.

Within the American Evaluation Association, Stephanie founded a topical interest group on data visualization and reporting. She also led the first known initiative to change the culture of presentation within a professional association, the Potent Presentations Initiative.

Rosanna Tran, California HealthCare Foundation
Speaker Biography

Rosanna Tran is an learning and evaluation officer at the California HealthCare Foundation (CHCF). As CHCF’s internal expert and advisor on evaluation, Rosanna supports the entire program team in assessing and documenting the impact of the foundation’s work. She also leads the foundation’s organizational learning efforts and partners with staff to capture and institutionalize lessons to improve the foundation's grantmaking. 

Prior to joining CHCF, Rosanna designed and implemented evaluations for domestic violence and problem-gambling interventions.  Her previous experience includes work in HIV prevention and care, language access, and cultural competence at AIDS Services in Asian Communities in Philadelphia.