January 2021

Lessons Learned: Pivoting to online learning in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic

Elizabeth Dartnall and Anik Gevers

A core part of SVRIs grant-making involves an annual workshop bringing new grantees together to meet each other, learn more about the grant and develop a shared understanding of key research concepts in the VAW and VAC field. As the COVID-19 pandemic swept the globe, lockdowns occurred at the same time we had planned to hold one of these important annual workshops. This rapid shift from a face to face event to a virtual space raised multiple questions for us: