Christine Prefontaine

Christine is a strategist, design thinker, and knowledge sharing and communications advisor with 12 years of international development experience. Her work focuses on ICTD, health, democracy and governance, and economic growth projects — create compelling content, connecting people and ideas, designing strategies, managing teams and implementation, facilitating problem solving, and sparking innovation. Christine writes about things open, participatory, and delicious at Facilitating Change and is a champion of innovation grounds: libraries, telecenters, coworking, hacker spaces, fablabs. Prior to working with TASCHA, she worked for Canada’s International Development Research Centre (IDRC), the University of Maryland, and Deloitte’s Emerging Markets Group. Christine has an MA in Public Communication from American University.

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Communications and knowledge sharing for an open research project

October 13, 2011


The Global Impact Study's approach to communications and knowledge sharing has been evolving since the project started in 2007. Initial efforts focused on building a list of people and organizations who might be interested in the project, laying out our research design, and keeping folks up to date about new studies, early research outputs, and where we are in the process.

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Communications and knowledge-sharing discussion

July 30, 2010


In March 2010 Global Impact Study team members working on the in-depth studies, survey, and inventory activities gathered to harmonize impact indicators and discuss the project's approach to communications knowledge sharing. You can download the communications and knowledge-sharing presentation and view photos from the workshop.

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