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Ashley Thomas

Assistant Manager | Training and Capacity Building | New York, USA

Ashley Thomas is responsible for the overall support and coordination of the day-to-day operations of SAI's training and capacity building department. She develops the course schedule, coordinates venues and local hosts, and provides pre- and post-course customer service for all of SAI's courses. In addition, Thomas supports course development and special projects.

Thomas received her bachelor’s degree in International Relations from the College of William & Mary with a minor in History. She worked in diverse contexts, such as government and the non-profit sector, before receiving her master’s degree in International Affairs concentrating on Governance and Rights from The New School. Thomas has studied political science and cross-cultural studies in England and Egypt and done research on capacity building and local ownership in youth rights policy in Kosovo.