Dr. Awuor PONGE

Dr. Awuor Ponge , the Vice-President of the African Evaluation Association (AfrEA) is an Associate Fellow, in-charge of Research, Policy and Evaluation at the African Policy Centre (APC). He holds a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Degree in Gender and Development Studies from Kenyatta University’s Department of Sociology, Gender and Development Studies in the School of Law, Arts and Social Sciences. Ponge is an Adjunct Faculty in the same Department. Ponge has been extensively involved in capacity building and project management and has had over 20 years of experience in academia as a Lecturer and Trainer in tertiary educational institutions in Kenya; and in the Practice of International Development, both as a Scholar and Practitioner. He is an experienced Researcher, Evaluator, Policy Analyst, Program Manager and Facilitator.

He has extensive international experience in program planning, monitoring and evaluation. Ponge is an expert in evaluating national and global advocacy programmes using innovative participatory evaluation methodologies and approaches including Outcome Harvesting and Most Significant Change (MSC) among others. He was awarded the International Organisation for Collaboration in Evaluation (IOCE) and EvalPartners Award in 2015 for his contribution to Evaluation in Africa and Mentoring Young and Emerging Evaluators.