Flux Research, Monitoring & Evaluation LLC BBB Business Review

Flux is a consultancy focused on research, monitoring and evaluation (M&E) based in New Orleans, USA. 

Our mission:

Make Data Meaningful.

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Vision: 

That data, evidence, and reflection inspire learning, resilience, and dignity in places of need.

Values: 

Curiosity

  • the desire to learn or know about anything; inquisitiveness.
  • carefulness; fastidiousness

Creativity

  • the ability to transcend traditional ideas, rules, patterns, relationships, or the like, and to create meaningful new ideas, forms, methods, interpretations, etc.; originality, progressiveness, or imagination

Pluralism

  • a condition in which minority groups participate fully in society, yet maintain their cultural differences
  • a doctrine that a society benefits from such a condition

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The Team:

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William N. Faulkner, M.A. 

Experience: William is a consultant with extensive experience researching and guiding complex social innovations. He works domestically as one of the small cadre of self-identified evaluators based in New Orleans, serving nonprofits, funders, and social businesses. William also operates internationally (primarily Latin America/Caribbean, Lusophone and Anglophone Africa), focusing on the evaluation of advocacy campaigns, agriculture research and development, and extractive industries' corporate social responsibility.

William's CV

Interests: Systems thinking, complexity theory, network analysis, developmental evaluation, utilization-focused evaluation, adult learning, idea dissemination, custom software development, integration of technology in research.

Email: william@fluxrme.com

 
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Katherine Hillman

Experience: Katherine is a consultant in social program monitoring and evaluation, with a focus on qualitative analysis and finding creative solutions for projects and clients. Katherine believes strongly in data driven solutions for social innovation. She has extensive research experience and enjoys using these skills on local projects  to expand her knowledge of different facets of the fabric of New Orleans. Katherine has taken part in projects with many New Orleans nonprofits, such as KID smART, Big Class, and Energy Wise Alliance. 

Interests: Behavioral economics/behavioral sciences, Human Rights, social justice, shared value, collective impact, and economic development

Email: katherine@fluxrme.com

 
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Tawanda Cummings

I joined Flux in September 2017 after learning about the field of evaluation. I’m a New Orleans native and a recent grad in organizational communication and multimedia journalism. While interning at the U.S. consulate in Brazil, I experienced the world of nonprofits and social programs for the first time. After working with organizations statewide, I discovered Flux, which had an intriguing combination of appeal to my values (curiosity, creativity and pluralism) and subtlety in its self-definition. So now I begin my foray into the depths...

Interests: Research, writing, sociology, humanism.

Email: tawanda@fluxrme.com

Associates:

Callie Dean

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Callie is a program evaluation and curriculum development consultant who specializes in arts integration and youth development. She is passionate about equipping people with usable data and creative resources to transform their communities. Callie has extensive experience in grant writing, program development, and educational assessments. She currently works as the Education and Community Engagement Manager of the Shreveport Symphony Orchestra and teaches applied research at Eastern University. She is excited to be joining Flux as an Associate!

Interests: qualitative and arts-based methods, urban studies, community arts, youth development

 

Bridgette Ortiz

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Bridgette is a Grantwriting Associate as well as the Social Media Intern working on our marketing and online presence. With a nonprofit background, she has experience doing outreach and social programming in underserved communities. She currently works as the Community Engagement Coordinator for Jericho Road Episcopal Housing Initiative in the Central City neighborhood of New Orleans and as a freelance content writer for mission-driven organizations and startups. Bridgette has a passion for understanding trauma, particular as it pertains to communities, as well as creating systems to help better run nonprofits. 

Interests: trauma and PTSD, intersectional feminism, children’s rights, social justice, social programming

Email: bridgette@fluxrme.com

 

Stephen Mosgrove

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Stephen is a marketing and development consultant with Flux. Stephen has more than twenty years of experience working in the areas of economic and community development in and around his hometown of New Orleans. Stephen has advised the City of New Orleans, parish governments, and private nonprofits such as Touro and Children's Hospital and church based nonprofits.

Interests:  culture, equity, progress, community involvement 

 

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