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Ashley Thomas

Manager | Training and Capacity Building | New York, USA

As Manager of Training and Capacity Building, Ashley Thomas leads SAI’s training development as well as instructional design for a variety of SAI’s standard and custom training, and special projects. She has previous experience supporting research and policy development with the U.S. Department of State, and with research and program development with UNICEF. Thomas has studied political science and cross-cultural issues in England and Egypt and done research on capacity building and local ownership in youth rights policy in Kosovo. Thomas received her bachelor’s degree in International Relations from the College of William & Mary with a minor in History. She worked in several diverse contexts before receiving her master’s degree in International Affairs concentrating on Governance and Rights from The New School.