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Operations Director, USG Business Line Support Division Kaelan Sullivan Fleury

Kaelan Sullivan Fleury (she/her/hers) is passionate about supporting inclusive workplaces, programs, and communities. She has 10 years of international development experience in gender and social inclusion integration, project management, operations, training, business development, and research. She currently serves as the Operations Director for Chemonics’ USG Business Line Support Division. In her prior role as the senior specialist for GESI, she ensured projects and proposals are designed and managed to promote the integration of gender equality activities, women’s empowerment, and social inclusion. This project support included preparing and reviewing deliverables such as GESI assessments and GESI action plans/strategies; mentoring and leading staff trainings on topics such as gender mainstreaming and inclusion activities; and conducting outreach and communication activities. Kaelan is also a skilled facilitator, having led training in a variety of topics and having taught improvisational comedy at Washington Improv theater for four years where she is also a board member. She has worked in Africa, Asia, the Middle East, and Europe and Eurasia. Kaelan holds a master’s degree in gender, development, and globalization from the London School of Economics and Political Science and a B.A. from Boston College in political science and sociology.

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