Matt Brown has worked for World Learning for 24 years and is currently based in the Washington, DC area. He designs and manages diverse programs that build the technical and leadership capacities of individuals, universities, and other types of organizations to achieve their goals, using tools such as professional training, international exchanges, study tours, grants, and university linkages. Matt has focused recently on programs that support countries in the Middle East and North Africa, Eastern Europe, Pakistan, and Malawi. For 12 years, he served as World Learning's resident director in several Balkan countries. Matt began his career as an ESL teacher and teacher trainer. He was a Peace Corps Volunteer in Pakistan and Bulgaria. He has substantial experience serving on nonprofit boards, and facilitates occasional anti-racism workshops. Matt holds a master's degree in international and intercultural management and administration from World Learning' SIT Graduate School, and an executive certificate in nonprofit management from Georgetown. He speaks fluent Bulgarian and some Spanish.
Expertise: professional training design; nonprofit management and strategic planning; international university linkages; anti-racism training and consulting; language training
A Capacity Building and Research Collaboration: University of Anbar (Iraq) with World Learning and Purdue University