UCL Institute for Environmental Design and Engineering


Women + Health

This page is a summary of the collaboration between Women + Health and UCL postgraduate students and researchers through the Evaluation Exchange.

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Women + Health provide complementary and alternative medicine therapies and counselling supporting Camden residents and survivors of domestic abuse and sexual violence.

How we worked with the Evaluation Exchange

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The team worked together to map an overview of the services of Women + Health, outline current monitoring and evaluation mechanisms and develop a theory of change for the organisation.


Legacy for Women + Health

The process of working with the students and researchers to map our current monitoring and evaluation approaches and begin developing a Theory of Change has really helped us on our journey to creating an organisational culture that supports robust monitoring and evaluation. 
With improved monitoring and evaluation approaches our aim is to be able to better evidence the impact of our work and secure further funding for our services.

Legacy for the students and researchers

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As a team we feel our involvement in the Evaluation Exchange has provided us with an insight into the collaborative nature of developing and implementing a monitoring and evaluation framework within a small charity. We were able to work well as a team and utilise our individual skills whilst learning from each other and gaining an understanding of the different areas involved in monitoring and evaluation. 

We worked collaboratively with Women and Health, listening, and synthesising the information they provided to start creating a theory of change. This experience highlighted the impact of organisational processes on the practicalities of implementing and using the methodology. 

Students and researchers involved
  • Callie Daniels-Howells (PhD student, Global Health)
  • Rosie Margolis (MSc student, Political Science)
  • Meryl Westlake (PhD student, Psychology and Language Sciences)
Resources from the collaboration

Find out more about the Evaluation Exchange 

Image credits

  • Main image: Kenny Eliason, Unsplash
  • Second image: Women + Health
  • Third image: Women + Health logo