Godfrey Senkaba spoke with Khalil Bitar, Outgoing Chair, EvalYouth Global Network, Co-leader, Eval4Action. The premise of their conversation was Khalil’s transition from the leadership of the EvalYouth, a global network he helped to co-found. We discussed everything! From the nuts and bolts of Khalil’s 12 years' evaluation experience, and interests. See the discussion outline below:
[00:34] Hello, everyone! Introducing Khalil Bitar, Outgoing Chair, EvalYouth Global Network
[01:35] Background in International development and the start of evaluation career.
[10:57] How EvalYouth Chapters strengthen National Evaluation Associations
[14:25] How EvalYouth equips young and emerging evaluators for today’s job market.
[19:30] How volunteering at EvalYouth has impacted my professional evaluation career in five years.
[27:46] The collective value of EvalYouth, EvalPartners, Eval4Action, Global Evaluation Initiative, and others to an evaluation professional.
[33:05] Key learning and thesis for evaluation
[36:40] Next Steps for Khalil after the handover of EvalYouth leadership.
[40:48] Final thoughts on volunteering with professional evaluation networks
[43:22] Thank you, Khalil. Thank you everyone for listening!