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Join date: Apr 13, 2023


Nora is the President of Inspire to Change and holds a doctorate in Evaluation Studies from the University of Minnesota. Nora is a visionary thinker who believes in the interconnectedness of systems, advocating for the strength and health of all components within these systems. She encourages clients and stakeholders to transcend conventional boundaries, fostering a unified vision for transformative change. Her approach integrates evaluation as a pivotal element in working toward this vision. Nora’s work is centered on utilizing principles-focused, developmental research and evaluation for systems change and social justice.


Nora is committed to creating shared visions that support contextualized learning and adaptation, while actively engaging people in research and evaluations that are both informative and motivational. She is renowned for her publications such as “Nine guiding principles to help youth overcome homelessness: A principles-focused developmental evaluation” (2015), “Connecting Individual and Societal Change” (Stanford Social Innovation Review, 2020), and “Creative Evaluation and Engagement: Volume 1” (2022).

Nora F. Murphy Johnson, Ph.D.

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