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Minneapolis, MN 55455

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University of Minnesota Partnership with The MasterCard Foundation Learn, Earn, and Save Initiative

Other Presentations

Morris, E. (2015, October). Earnings diversity in the face of adversity: How young Tanzanian entrepreneurs employ multiple earning strategies for improved well-being. Abstract for Youth, Gender and Capabilities.

DeJaeghere, J. (2015, August). Teaching youth in East Africa: The importance of social relations and learning. Teachers of East Africa Association, Minneapolis, MN.

Morris, E., Allison, C., & Krause, B. (2015, October). Diversity in the face of adversity: A study of how and why young entrepreneurs in East Africa diversify their earnings and savings. American Evaluation Association, Chicago, IL.

Pellowski Wiger, N., & Krause, B. (2015, October). Reforming vocational training systems in a gendered world: Tackling issues of capacity building and inclusion. Global Youth Economic Opportunities Summit, Washington DC.

DeJaeghere, J. (2015, September). Transforming girls’ aspirations into well-being: The critical role of imagining alternative futures through schooling in low-resourced Tanzanian communities. Human Development and Capability Association, Washington DC.

Johnstone, C., Nikoi, A., & Kahihu, N. (2015, June). Uhusiano design: More than life skills. AFRICE (Africa for Research in Comparative Education) Society conference at the University of Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya.

Nkhoma, M. (2014, August). Earning money and learning: A strategy for opening spaces for the marginalized youth in Tanzania. Conference on Education and Access – Opening spaces for the marginalized. University of Malawi, Lilongwe, Malawi.

Krause, B.L., Seitz McCarthy, A., & Chapman, D. (2014, May). Moving beyond ‘faint evidence’: Establishing the impact of entrepreneurship training in a field setting. Midwest International Economic Development Conference, Selected Paper Presentation: Minneapolis, MN.

Krause, B.L., Seitz McCarthy, A., & Chapman, D. (2014, March). Youth entrepreneurship program's impact on financial literacy: Estimating program effects using propensity score analysis. Midwest Economic Association Conference, Selected Paper Presentation: Evanston, IL.

Pellowski Wiger, N. (2013, October). The Learn, Earn, and Save Initiative: Lessons learned from a cross-site evaluation partnership. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Evaluation Association in Washington, DC.

DeJaeghere, J. (2013, June). A capabilities approach for broadening educational outcomes beyond skills development and employment. WCCES, Buenos Aires.

Nikoi, A., Kahuria, A., Johnstone, C., Willemsen, L., & Eschenbacher, H. (2013, June). Toward a model of experiential, field-based and supportive learning in formal and non-formal education programs in East Africa. Paper presented at the 2nd Annual International Interdisciplinary Conference. Catholic University of East Africa. Nairobi, Kenya.

Krause, B., Chapman, D., & DeJaeghere, J. (2013, May). High aspirations, limited capabilities, challenging context: An empirical look at a youth entrepreneurship training program in a low income setting. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association in San Francisco, CA.

Cakici, H., Willemsen, L., Pellowski Wiger, N. (2012, October). Multi-cultural data collection and analysis in a dynamic and complex environment. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Evaluation Association in Minneapolis, MN.

Baxter, A., Pekol, A., & Krause, B. (2012, October). The Eco-System of program evaluation: foundations, NGOs and academics. Presented at the American Evaluation Association Annual Conference in Minneapolis, MN.

Revised November 18, 2016


Nancy Pellowski Wiger
Deputy Director