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iHub Research By Jessica Colaco / May 11, 2011

R@iHub Qualitative Research Workshop


Join the r@iHub research team for a workshop on qualitative research basics this Friday (May 13th) from 2 – 4 pm. The workshop will be lead by Angela Crandall, currently conducting research in Kenya on a 10-month Fulbright Research Fellowship. Angela has experience working with the World Bank’s infoDev Climate Technology Program and has also been involved in corporate outreach to engage businesses in dialogue on sustainability at the World Wildlife Fund. Angela has a degree in international environment and development issues from Georgetown University. Qualitative research focuses on the why and how questions to understand more than just whatwherewhen.

During this workshop, we will cover the foundations of research including variables, hypotheses, and types of data. We will focus on research design and briefly explore some analysis methods (and various available analysis software). A list of reference materials and additional resources will also be distributed.

Please RSVP if you will be attending; Note that there is an attendance cap of 20 people.

Author : Jessica Colaco

Jessica Colaço is currently the Director of Partnerships at iHub. She was the Founding Manager between 2010 and 2011 at iHub and the Research Director between 2011 and 2013 at iHub Research. She is passionate about Innovation, Research, Mobile and Robotics Technology and Mentorship and Entrepreneurship in Kenya as she uses her position at iHub to court local, regional and international stakeholders to adopt Kenyan-made solutions. She is also a Mobile and Robotics Tech Evangelist, Co-Founder of @WMIAfrica and @AkiraChix, @TED Global Fellow 2009 and upcoming Guitarist.

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