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Sylvaine von Mende, a senior pedagogy and language advisor at EDC since 2005, is a native French speaker with 30 years’ experience as a...
Eric Vrba, PhD, is the senior business development associate for the U.S. Division, with 20 years of experience in social science research and 7 years of experience in nonprofit business development.
Nancy Wallace is a senior youth and workforce advisor specializing in work readiness, private sector engagement, and entrepreneurship. She...
Anne Wang, an experienced researcher and project leader, has expertise in data-driven continuous improvement, program evaluation, instructional design, training and technical assistance, strategic planning, root cause analysis, needs and resource assessments, and product development.
Tara Ward, an expert in early childhood education, focuses on providing individualized professional development and support for early...
Dana M. Wardlaw is an award-winning instructional designer with extensive experience developing meaningful learning opportunities for...
Kevin Waterman is a STEM education expert and educational innovator. An experienced project director and instructional designer, he leads...
Amy West
Amy West is an international humanitarian and development practitioner with expertise in education and livelihoods protection and youth...
Jessica (Goldberg) Williams, a certified prevention specialist and highly skilled trainer, designs and delivers impactful learning events,...
Amy Willsey is an EDC vice president and the director for new business development in the International Development Division.
Diana Wogan is an expert in social and emotional learning (SEL), the whole child approach, and policy analysis. An experienced researcher...
Angela Wu, financial manager, is highly experienced in fiscal analysis, budgeting, monitoring, financial forecasting, and complex financial modeling.
Kit Yasin is an instructional designer with over two decades of experience designing and directing projects that often include the...
Jessica Mercer Young, developmental psychologist and senior research scientist, has extensive expertise in early childhood education, quantitative and qualitative methodologies, mathematics teaching and learning, mastery motivation, and growth mindset.
Ezana Zemo is the program manager for EDC’s Youth Workforce Development projects in Ethiopia as well as the EDC country representative in...
Xinxin Zhang, research assistant, has expertise in data analysis, educational research, and policy evaluation. Zhang’s principal strengths...
Jacqueline Zweig, senior research scientist, is the deputy director of REL Northeast & Islands at EDC.