Alejandra Boni


Alejandra is Professor at the Universitat Politecnica de Valencia and Deputy Director of Ingenio (CSIC-UPV). Her main areas of research interest are formative evaluation, learning, human development, university, grassroots social innovation and participatory action research. She convenes the CYTED netwok Multidimensional Analysis of university-society interactions to enhance well-being in Iberoamerica (2018-2022) which includes 13 institutions. She has been principal researcher in several research projects on grassroots innovation, development education and human development and has led contracts with local and regional authorities to design policy strategies using participatory design methods. She was involved in research projects and training in different European countries, Colombia, Mexico, Peru, South Africa and Nigeria.
Role in TIPC: TIPC Formative Evaluation Lead


Formative Evaluation of Transformative Innovation Policy: The Key Principles

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