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EnCompass Establishes Presence in Ethiopia

EnCompass is excited to announce we have established a presence in Ethiopia, where we are part of a consortium project led by Pathfinder International tasked with implementing USAID’s Transform: Primary Health Care project. Our six-member team is based in Addis Ababa...

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EnCompass Recognizes International Women’s Day 2017

2186.  That’s the year the World Economic Forum estimates the gender gap will be fully closed. This is a stark reminder on International Women’s Day that we all have work to do to achieve a more gender-inclusive world. International Women’s Day has been celebrated...

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The Evaluators’ Institute (TEI) Comes to D.C.

The Evaluators' Institute (TEI) is coming to Washington, D.C., with two weeks of programming intended for monitoring and evaluation professionals, beginning on March 6th. EnCompass’ own Tessie Catsambas will be joining the faculty of TEI, offering a course called...

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UN for All Receives Innovation in Talent Management Award

EnCompass congratulates its partner UN Cares for winning the “Innovation in Talent Management” award at the Career Development Roundtable in International Organizations Meeting in Helsinki. UN Cares received the award based on the UN for All initiative, which focuses...

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Facilitating Evaluation to Lead Meaningful Change

We are pleased to share a recent article from New Directions for Evaluation, written by EnCompass CEO/CFO Tessie Catsambas. In “Facilitating Evaluation to Lead Meaningful Change,” Ms. Catsambas explores the significant overlap between evaluator and facilitator...

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Tessie Catsambas Joins CIDC Leadership

EnCompass CEO, Tessie Catsambas, has been invited to serve on the Executive Advisory Board of the Council for International Development Companies (now part of the International Development Task Force at the Professional Services Council). She joins a distinguished...

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Kathy Callahan to Present at Learning Solutions 2015

Kathy Callahan, EnCompass' Director of Learning and Development, is in Orlando this week for the Learning Solutions 2015 Conference & Expo. Learning Solutions is a conference for training and learning professionals. This year's conference focuses on the...

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Advancing Gender Equality with USAID

We are thrilled to announce that the EnCompass team has been awarded the USAID’s Advancing the Agenda of Gender Equality (ADVANTAGE) IDIQ. We will be working with the Office of Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment (GenDev) on this important new contract. USAID’s...

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Tessie Catsambas on the Value of Qualitative Methods

“Appreciative inquiry starts with the premise that something works, even if it’s the exception.” The appreciative approach is central to much of our evaluation work here at EnCompass, and it was one of the themes upon which our President, Tessie Catsambas, presented...

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