Lauren is the Director of String Theory, a consulting firm that specialises in program design, strategy, and evaluation.
Lauren is a passionate, funny, creative, and intelligent program designer and evaluator. She loves working with people and helping them to make their programs the best they can be. She highly values working with program beneficiaries to ensures their values are embedded into program design and evaluation. Lauren is adept at taking complex research and evaluation theory and practice and communicating it in a way that is easily understandable for a variety of audiences. She has 20-years experience working in the community, international aid, and evaluation sectors. She knows a little bit about everything.
Using developmental evaluation to build data collection frameworks
Using digital storytelling to include youth voices in evaluation
Using an outcomes framework to design an Indigenous youth program
Evaluation case study week at Power to Persuade
The evaluation theory tree
'It's like being caught in a whirlpool' participant musings on creating change from the 2014 Power to Persuade symposium