Jean Providence Nzabonimpa (PhD) is a social, behavioral, educational, and public health researcher and evaluator, a development and humanitarian practitioner with 16 years of experience in project design, implementation, performance monitoring, outcome and impact evaluation, social marketing, and applied research. Using behavior change theories and communication as an approach to achieve project outcomes and impact in public health, education, and other social development sectors, currently keen on human face in technology, he brings rigorous methodological approaches to development interventions, generating and using evidence for decision-making and impact.
With specialization in mixed methods research, he innovates methodologically when it comes to impact, behavior change, and user experience research and evaluation. With more than 30 research and evaluation studies, coupled with a strong background in education, language use, public health, and capacity development, he uses advanced social science evaluative, analytical, communicative, and programmatic knowledge and skills to generate evidence and insights to impact the lives of the poor and vulnerable people. Since 2009, he is an apt user and advocate of ICT in program monitoring and evaluation for real-time access to data and evidence. Expert user and trainer in data analysis using SPSS (expert level) and STATA (lesser extent) for quantitative data analysis, ATLAS.ti and MAXQDA for qualitative data analysis. He is SCRUMMaster certified, Core Humanitarian Certified, ATLAS.ti certified professional trainer, and a certified peer-reviewer.