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CESBC Webinar: Evaluator as Catalyst for Change with Zena Simces

  • 04 Jun 2021
  • 12:00 - 13:00
  • Online Webinar (PDT)

CESBC Webinar :

Evaluator as Catalyst for Change with Zena Simces  

WHEN:  Friday, June 4, 2021 from 12 pm to 1 pm Pacific Time

WHERE: CESBC webinars take place online using Zoom platform. You can check your computer's requirements here

COST: Free (long distance charges may apply if you dial in rather than use Zoom app)


REGISTRATION: Register on Zoom 

Presented by Zena Simces

Webinar description:


The webinar will stimulate discussion on how, as an evaluator, you could be a critical catalyst for change. Zena Simces will present key strategies and actions you can take to effectively foster change with your clients and in the organizations you are working with, focusing on removing roadblocks and barriers and having a positive influence. With over 30 years of experience as an evaluator and consultant, Zena brings her experience and research as outlined in her recently published book, You Can Make a Difference: A Guide to Being a Great Consultant, to assist evaluators in their work as agents of change.

Participants are encouraged to bring questions you may have to an open Q&A discussion regarding how you, as an evaluator, can drive the change needed to achieve desired results.

Who should attend?

  • Independent evaluators/consultants seeking innovative ways to ensure the results of their work lead to positive change.
  • Evaluators working within organizations and companies responsible for reviewing programs/services and implementing changes.
  • New evaluators wishing to gain insight and tips for fostering effective change.

Biography of presenter:

Zena Simces is a Consultant for Strategic Change with over 30 years of experience in health, social services, education, justice and employment areas in government, not-for-profit and private sectors.

She has a unique combination of expertise in research, program evaluation, strategic planning, policy and program development and organizational change, along with a solid background in community consultation/facilitation, community development and engagement, marketing, communications and public/media relations.

She has conducted numerous evaluations and facilitated extensive consultations with a wider range of community organizations, professional groups, the business community, academic and diverse cultural groups, First Nations, women, seniors, families, youth, people with mental and physical challenges and the general public.

She has recently published the book You Can Make a Difference: A Guide to Being a Great Consultant. The book takes a comprehensive look at how to make a difference as a consultant in today's complex world and how to meet future challenges. It provides narratives from her years of experience, research on best practices and practical tips to guide people on a successful path, whether in their consulting career or in a leadership or management position in any sector.

The book is available as an ebook or in paperback on Amazon, Chapters/Indigo and Barnes and Noble. The link for Amazon.ca is: https://amazon.ca/dp/0228843812

If you have any questions, please contact Damien Chen at BC+LowerMainland@evaluationcanada.ca

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