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Research Talk, Inc.

Founded by company president Ray Maietta, Ph.D. in 1996, ResearchTalk, Inc. partners with qualitative researchers across industries and disciplines to complement their substantive insight with our qualitative methods expertise. Their suite of services – co-analysis, consultation, professional development courses, and organizational capacity building – offers qualitative thinkers the opportunity to learn more about qualitative inquiry, share project responsibilities with our team and inject a fresh perspective into their work.

ResearchTalk’s proprietary Sort and Sift, Think and Shift qualitative data analysis method supports emergent discovery via compelling data-based evidence and informs their qualitative research services and Qualitative Camps. Their annual Qualitative Research Summer Intensive features 18 courses, taught by leading scholars in qualitative inquiry, that cover foundation principles and practices of the field.

Barbara Goldberg & Associates

At Barbara Goldberg & Associates, LLC, program evaluations are partnerships that value and involve program users, give decision makers data they need for the future, and inform the field with practical solutions. Our individually designed evaluations prove the value of programs that are soundly developed, honestly assessed, responsibly refined, and efficiently executed. Such programs see participants thrive and organizations and communities flourish.

Shaffer Evaluation Group

Shaffer Evaluation Group is a small, woman-owned consulting and evaluation firm specializing in K-12 and higher education program evaluation. Its research team brings experience as classroom teachers, school district administrators, and college faculty to every evaluation project, offering rich professional insights to build strong programs for student success.

Equal Measure

For more than 30 years, Equal Measure has partnered with foundations, nonprofits, and public entities—helping them “do even better” as they work to advance social change. In this partnership, we help our clients apply new ways of thinking and learning to achieve their program objectives through five service lines: program design, evaluation, capacity building, technical assistance, and communications. As a core component of this approach, we help our clients identify the root causes of social injustice from multiple historical, cultural, systemic, and structural points of view. Blending these perspectives provides clients with the best, most nuanced thinking to achieve their social change objectives—and enables us to help our clients make their communities stronger, healthier, more equitable, and more inclusive.

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October 2021