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Laura Haylock                  

Laura Haylock has worked with Oxfam Canada’s since 2010, joining the Centre for Gender Justice (CGJ) 2012 as a Women’s Rights Specialist – Gender Equality MEL.  During this time, she has led the monitoring and evaluation of Oxfam Canada’s flagship program Engendering Change, integrating innovative elements of Feminist and Developmental Evaluation into the M&E system. She was one of the recent organizers of a successful Oxfam International learning event, which provided a dynamic space for staff and partners to share knowledge and learn about how different gender and feminist MEL approaches strengthen the transformative nature of Oxfam programming. 

Laura is currently leading the monitoring, evaluation and learning component of the Oxfam International’s Ending Violence Against Women and Girls/ Gender based Violence EVAWG/GBV) Knowledge Hub.  In particular the knowledge hub’s aim is to build a compelling evidence base of impact and knowledge about how change happens in Oxfam EVAWG/GBV program.   

Laura has a Master of Arts degree in International Affairs from Carleton University’s Norman Patterson School of International Affairs and is completing her Certificate in Evaluation Practice from the Evaluator’s Institute.  Past posts include the Executive Director of a Canadian NGO named SalvAide, the Evaluation Unit at the International Development Research Centre (IDRC), as well as a Nicaraguan local NGO named CAPRI. She speaks Spanish and English.


Conceptual framework
SVRI conference presentation
Think Tank - Theory of Change for our VAWG Global Program


MEL of ANB change