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Social and Behaviour Change Specialist

Social and Behavior Change (SBC) Specialist with over 7 years of experience in SBC programme design, implementation and partnerships. Expertise in SBC, Risk Communication and Community Engagement (RCCE) strategy development and implementation across sectors health/nutrition, sanitation, education, child protection and hygiene practices; over 15 years experience in polio outbreak response

SBC Team lead and manager with good partnership, networking and relationship-building skills working with community influencers, NGOs, government and UN Agencies.  Competency in high level advocacy with government officials and key stakeholders, advocating for human rights and child-centred programmes.  Technically skilled in data informed IEC material development; excellent training and facilitation skills, with vast experience in report (donor) writing.  Holds degree in Master of Business Administration and MSc Sustainable Development with specialization in development and communication management. Fellow of the Social Science in Humanitarian Action Platform and certified Human Centered Design trainer.

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Why the focus on direct impact data?

A common challenge from policy makers, funders, community members, people directly experiencing development issues, and governments is: Demonstrate your Impact. Prove that what you are doing works. The high quality, highly credible data presented on the cards below is designed to help you answer that question for your social change, behaviour change, community engagement, communication and media for development, strategy formulation, policy engagement and funding initiatives. At this link filter the research data to your specific interests and priorities

Why a playing cards design?

There is a physical pack of cards with this data (to get a copy please request through the comment form for any card). The card approach allows for easy identification and selection of relevant direct impact data in any context. For example if talking with a donor and you need to identify proof of impact say "take a look at the 7 of Hearts". Quick access can be provided to high-quality data for many areas of your work – funding, planning, policy, advocacy, community dialogue, training, partner engagement, and more. A card deck is also engaging, easy to use and share, a conversation starter, and a resource - and they are fun and different. So we kept that design for the online images as it can serve similar purposes. 

What are the criteria for inclusion?

The impact data presented meets the following high standard for inclusion criteria:

  • Positive change or trend in a priority development issue;
  • Social change or behaviour change strategy or process;
  • Randomized Control Trial or Systematic Review methodology;
  • High quality peer review journal published;
  • Numeric impact data point
  • Published since 2010.