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Brenda S.

Global Early Grade Reading, Education, Gender and Evaluation Consultant

Doctoral DegreeUniversity of Southern California

United States

Summary

Dr. Sinclair is a passionate Global Education, Gender and Evaluation Consultant with 18 years experience designing, managing and evaluating education projects across the globe. She has led evaluations in Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Middle East. With proven leadership, management and technical skills, she offers evidence-based, context-relevant solutions to diverse clients, including USAID, the World Bank, UNICEF, DFID, AusAID, international NGOs, and Ministries of Education. Dr. Sinclair specializes in basic education, early grade reading, girls’ education, and youth skills development. Throughout her consulting work and doctoral research, Dr. Sinclair has designed, evaluated and extensively researched Early Grade Reading programs worldwide. Prior to consulting, she served as a Senior Education Advisor of a USAID education project in Indonesia, spent four years in Washington, DC managing USAID- and DOL-funded education programs in Latin America, and taught English for five years in the U.S. and abroad, including as a former Peace Corps Volunteer in Eritrea, Africa. Dr. Sinclair recently completed her Doctorate in Global Education and was recognized for her outstanding dissertation: improving early grade reading instruction in Ghana. She is available for short-term and long-term consulting positions.

Experience

  • monitoring / evaluation
  • education
  • international development
  • development
  • research & development
  • world bank group
  • united states
  • lesotho
  • zambia
  • ghana
  • egypt
  • Sectors
  • Funders
  • Countries
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