Meridian Center for Global Leadership

The Meridian Center for Global Leadership team administers professional and educational exchange programs that enhance Meridian’s vision of a more secure and prosperous world today and for generations to come. The Center for Global Leadership’s virtual and in-person programs provide training, networking, and professional development opportunities to emerging leaders from around the world working on a diversity of issues and from a variety of sectors, including business and trade, women's empowerment, journalism, youth leadership and civic engagement, human rights and energy and the environment.


Madison AbreuProgram Associate, IVLP
Mustafa AbubakrProgram Associate, IVLP
Akintunde AkinmadeProgram Officer, IVLP
Nicole AlzapiediProgram Associate, IVLP
Veronica AraujoAssociate, IVLP Collaborative Services
J.M. AscienzoProgram Officer, IVLP
Altynai BaibachaevaProgram Coordinator
Bogdan BanuSenior Director, Program Management
Andrew BarbagalloProgram Officer
Dorothy BehreProgram Officer, IVLP
Myra Best, PhDVice President and Director, IVLP, Center for Global Leadership
Aaron BlindermanProgram Coordinator
Anna BradleyProgram Associate, IVLP
Evan CampbellProgram Officer
Nic CervantesProgram Officer, IVLP
Megan DarlingtonProgram Coordinator
Raj DhageProgram Associate, IVLP
Jessica DuhonProgram Coordinator
Rebecca DurbinArrivals/Assignments Officer, IVLP
Jill EynonSenior Program Officer & Trainer, IVLP
Emma FentonProject Manager, IVLP Collaborative Services
Elmira FoggoProgram Officer
Keanu GaiteAssociate, IVLP Collaborative Services
Eyouel GebreyesAssociate, IVLP Collaborative Services
Sarah GentryProject Director, IVLP Collaborative Services
Erica GinsbergProgram Officer, IVLP
Fernand GouveiaProgram Officer, IVLP
Lydia HamiltonSenior Program Officer
Thomas HolmesReceptionist/Meeting Scheduler
Dinah HolmquistProgram Associate, IVLP
Ja-vai JacksonCentral Services Assistant
Ethan JenkinsAssociate Program Officer & Fellowship Coordinator, IVLP
Mary JohnsonAssociate Program Officer & Staff Exchange Co-Facilitator, IVLP
Maryna KapovskaProgram Coordinator
Shelbey KeeganProgram Officer
Jillian KennyProgram Associate, IVLP
Grace KiernanProgram Associate, IVLP
Elaina KimAssociate, IVLP Collaborative Services
Erin KoepkeVice President, Meridian Center for Global Leadership
Dea KollekowskiSenior Program Coordinator
Julia KoskiSenior Program Associate & Fellowship Coordinator, IVLP
Bernadette LaMontagneProgram Officer
Keone LopezProgram Coordinator
Pamela LuckeyCentral Services Coordinator
Josh ManleyProgram Officer, IVLP
Ellen ManwaringOperations Manager, IVLP
Alison McDonaldAssociate Program Officer
Francesca MorganoAssociate, IVLP Collaborative Services
Nicole MularzAssociate Program Officer, IVLP
Nicole MusanoAssociate, IVLP Collaborative Services
Gouzal NazaryProgram Associate, IVLP
Lee NorrgardProgram Officer, IVLP
Ryan OberlagProgram Associate, IVLP
Madeleine OrangeProgram Officer, IVLP
Isabella ParrottaProgram Coordinator, Foreign Press Center Programs
David PaulsonProgram Officer, IVLP
Roxana PerezProgram Associate, IVLP
Amanda PleasantProgram Officer
Meg Clifford PooleSenior Director, Business Development and Partnerships
Mark W. RebstockVice President and Deputy Director, IVLP
Kate SandersDirector, IVLP Program Management
Mary SauerbornProgram Officer, IVLP
Claire SchaferInformation Resources Manager, IVLP
Solomon SelfProject Coordinator, IVLP Collaborative Services
Emi SeriTravel Specialist
Mack SlaughterProgram Associate, IVLP
Katie SmithAdministrative Associate, IVLP
Jennifer SolerProgram Associate, IVLP
Indigo StegnerProgram Associate
Maris ThomsonProgram Associate, IVLP
Gerardo TorresProgram Manager, Foreign Press Center Programs
Tyler TroyerAssociate, IVLP Collaborative Services
Alyson WoolleySenior Program Associate, IVLP Collaborative Services
Renée WorthingtonSenior Program Officer & Staff Exchange Co-Facilitator, IVLP
Sarah YagodaDirector of Administration, Meridian Center for Global Leadership

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