SERVICES

We believe research is strongest when conducted by those most connected to the work.

Civil Society

The Tea Leaf Center is not the primary research team. Instead, we support local researchers through trainings and preparing them throughout the different steps. We also understand organizations have different needs and capacities. Therefore, the Tea Leaf Center can step-in where needed by incorporating as much of your organization’s inputs as possible.

We are here to help.

Mentorship

For the cost of hiring an external consultant, we can typically help your organization learn to research on your own. We mentor CSOs and others who have received or will receive funding for a research project, but need support in order to improve the quality of their work. Stages of the mentoring process are developed in consultation with the organization…

SKILLS & TRAININGS

We provide modified short research training using targeted workshops on research, from specific methodologies to analysis strategies and report-writing. We can also help with proposal writing and developing research tools, …

COLLABORATE WITH US

Like our approach? Do you want to collaborate on future projects? Co-host events such as research talks, discussion panels, network trainings, etc.

Researcher?

Are you an independent consultant? We are a growing network of passionate independent researchers and trainers. Do you like our model? Do you want to participate in our work? Then join our network to gain access to:

  • like minded researchers so that you can directly collaborate, work with, and join projects with network members,
  • expand your network to include local and international experts, and
  • to be invited to future Tea Leaf Center projects.

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APPLY TO JOIN OUR NETWORK

Please submit a CV and cover letter. Your cover letter must include why you want to join our network.

Universities

Do you need technical support, speakers, or workshops for your conference attendees? Connect with us.

CONFERENCE PREPARATION

We understand that barriers can exist for conference participants. We can help support your conference through skills trainings and other workshops for your participants. We can also draw from the expertise of our network of local researchers and consultants to give robust workshops in a variety of areas.

CONTEXTUALIZED ETHICS

Ethics is an important part of research. If your institution does not have an ethics process for research, we can help you design a modified research review processes, or connect you to local institutions.

RESEARCHING IN THE REGION?

We can provide cultural and researcher specific orientations for your students. We understand the unique challenges of learning to navigate research as a non-local and can help prepare your students before entering the field. Ethics is an important part of research. If your institution does not have an ethics process for research, we can help you design modified research review processes.

COLLABORATE WITH US

Like our approach? Do you want to collaborate on future projects? Co-host events such as research talks, discussion panels, network trainings, etc. We can also guest lecture (see our biographies) or co-lecture with experts from within our network.