Dr Julia Espinosa, Complutense University, Madrid, Spain
2.00pm, Evaluation of GEAPs: a tool for enhancing gender organisational change.
Dr Julia Espinosa. She is a Sociologist and has a postgraduate course in Evaluation of Public Policies and Programmes and a PhD in Political Science (Complutense University, Madrid - Spain). She has worked as a researcher, an evaluator and an expert in gender equality and social development for the last ten years. Specifically, She has focused her activity on researching evaluation systems and methodologies as well as evaluating plans and programs in Western Europe and in Latin America. She has worked for different Universities (Complutense University, University of Seville, FLACSO-Argentina, Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, etc), public institutions (Regional Government of Andalusia and Spanish Agency for International Cooperation, etc) and organizations (intermon Oxfam International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, Acsur-las Segovias etc). Additionally, She has been teaching Evaluation, International Development Studies and Gender Equality at a postgraduate level since 2002. currently, She coordinates the 'Gender and Evaluation' Thematic working Group of the European Evaluation Society and She is a member of the Associate Experts network - UNDP for Monitoring, Evaluation and Systematization in Latin America and the Caribbean). Her most recent publication is the paper "Moving towards gender-sensitive evaluation? Practices and challenges in international-development evaluation", Evaluation, volume 19 (2013)