About

Launched in 2016, the Community of Practice is a growing network of 200+ resilience measurement and research scientists; resilience monitoring, evaluation, and learning specialists; and resilience technical advisors, programmers, and influencers from around the world.

Together we aim to:

  • create a more cohesive field of diverse actors who are collaborating to improve resilience measurement concepts, approaches, and methods and to increase capacities to use them
  • strengthen evidence of what works to increase the ability of individuals, communities, and systems to be more resilient
  • influence decision-making and sustainable development practice, policy, and investments across diverse sectors and geographies.

The CoP is a member-driven network, supported by a small secretariat, with strategic oversight provided by a 10-member steering committee.

TheĀ CoP Secretariat

The CoP Secretariat is led by two co-directors, Dorcas Robinson and Georgina Jordan, supported by a program associate, Grace Sheed, and a knowledge, learning and capacity-building co-ordinator, Natasha Kassami.

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The CoP Steering Committee

The ten members of the CoP Steering Committee bring substantial expertise from the public and private sectors, civil society, philanthropy, research and academia.

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The CoP Strategic Advisor(s)

The CoP Strategic Advisor(s) bring extensive expertise and engage with a network of critical stakeholders in the RMEL field.

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The CoP Funders and Partners

The CoP has been made possible with support from The Rockefeller Foundation. The Windward Fund provides ongoing grant management support for the CoP.