Carien V.

Education and Youth Team Lead at United States Agency for International Development (USAID)

Master's DegreeUniversity of the Witwatersrand

South Africa


I am an international education and development specialist with experience in early childhood development, early literacy and reading, school-related gender based violence, TVET programs, youth workforce development and teacher development. I have worked in South Africa, Haiti and the United Kingdom and I have knowledge of education systems and complexities in African countries. I oversee large research projects and contribute to education policy development in South Africa and the United States. I serve as a trustee of the Otto Family Foundation Trust.


  • development
  • education
  • international development
  • teachers
  • tertiary education
  • united states
  • south africa
  • haiti
  • united kingdom
  • Sectors
  • Funders
  • Countries

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