►Asian American, born in California, raised in Oregon, worked 20 years in Washington DC; lived abroad 1990 - 2010, working in developing areas of the world, primarily Southeast Asia. Fluent in Bahasa Indonesian.
►PhD Univ of South Australia: International Graduate Program in Management; MBPA Southeastern University: Bus-Public Admin; MM, BM Juilliard School (Viola Performance); B.Sc., Portland State Univ: Psychology/Music. Currently Adjunct Associate Professor, University of Canberra, Faculty of Business and Government.
►Specializations: NGO organizational effectiveness research; NGO/NPO institutional strengthening; management training; capacity-building; small business development; microenterprise and craft export programs; women in development
►Sample list of projects as Chief of Party; Team Leader; Project Director: (a) ADB Philippine NGO Strengthening - Microlending; (b) USAID Philippine Export Trade Initiative; (c) AID-To-Artisans Indonesian Bamboo Craft training; (d) AUSAID Bali bamboo industry village training; (e) USAID Guatemala Tourism training; (f) IDRC India Rattan and Bamboo research; more
►Certifications; specialized training: Project management; Project monitoring-evaluation; Bamboo cultivation-utilization; Good manufacturing practices (GMP); USAID Professional managers training; two years in-situ field research on the organizational effectiveness of Indonesian grassroots NGOs.