Our Team

Meet the Experts Behind Our Mission

Meet the people who make it all happen. We see big potential in every moment, and care deeply about what we do every day. Our unique development ensures that we have the very best staff all over the world, and at every level of operation. Our leadership team reflects a group of diverse individuals with breadth and depth of experience across the company.

Inclusive Development Partners Staff

Dr. Valerie Karr

Founding Partner & President

Anne Hayes

Founding Partner & Executive Director

Hayley Niad

Program Director and Senior Technical Advisor

Emily Kochetkova

Senior Program Manager

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Nicholas Hoekstra

Program Manager

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Ashley Stone

Program Manager

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Dekor Wesseh-Toe

Inclusive Education Advisor, Liberia

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Cat Jones

Program Coordinator

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Augustine Kanyendula

Senior All Children Learning Specialist

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Dr. Niraj Poudyal

Senior Technical Advisor

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Samir Sodari

Program Associate

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Margaret Gerry

Program Coordinator

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Jacole Douglas

Program Manager

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Abby Anaya

Project Coordinator

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Dana Del Vecchio

Program Manager

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Andrea Shettle

Program Coordinator

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Seema Acharya

Senior Advisor for Inclusive Education

Technical Experts

Angela Affran

Technical Expert

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Julie de Barbeyrac

Technical Expert

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Nazifa Tabassum Bonna

Technical Expert

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Dr. Alisha Braun

Technical Expert

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Gorretti Byomire

Technical Expert

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Zarina Kurbanbekova

Technical Expert

Dr. Brent Elder

Technical Expert

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Dr. Hasheem Mannan

Technical Expert

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Dr. Shaun Grech

Technical Expert

Shahrzad Sajadi

Research Assistant

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Latifa Sebti

Technical Expert

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Dr. Jörg Weber

Technical Expert

Advisory Board

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Chris Constantian

Advisory Board Member

Dr. Christopher Johnstone

Advisory Board Member and Technical Expert

Dr. Ann Turnbull

Advisory Board Member and Technical Expert

Judy Heumann

In Memoriam/Past Advisory Board Member