Mary contributes to the overall design, development and management of IIE San Francisco programs with a focus on operations, finance and HR functions. Mary has extensive experience managing international exchange and technical assistance programs in collaboration with a wide range of sponsors and partners. Prior to joining IIE, Mary served as Director of Grant Programs at AYUSA International in San Francisco. Before moving to California in 2004, Mary spent over 10 years in Washington, DC where she worked in IIE’s DC office, AMIDEAST and the Arab American Institute. Mary has a B.A. from Hamilton College in Clinton, NY, studied abroad at the American University in Cairo and holds an M.A. in Middle Eastern Studies from the University of Texas at Austin. She lives in Berkeley, CA with her husband and daughter.