Annie O’Shaughnessy

annie@truenatureteaching.com Annie O’Shaughnessy began teaching in 1990 and has since enjoyed a rich and varied career as an educator in public, alternative, and therapeutic settings. In addition to 25 years as a circle facilitator for adults, Annie also served as a writer and president of two non-profit organizations focused on supporting people to live with […]

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María José (Cote) Eva

mjeva@internationalbudget.org My name is María José (Cote) Eva. I am originally from Chile, but am currently based in Washington D.C where I work as a Senior Program Officer for Latin America and the Caribbean for the International Budget Partnership (IBP). I joined IBP in October 2016 to lead the organization´s work on the Open Budget […]

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Angelina Montgomery

angel.montgomery@first5alameda.org Angelina Montgomery (Umpqua) is a US based trainer and consultant, currently serving as the Prevention Manager for Help Me Grow Alameda County, a program of First 5 Alameda County in the San Francisco Bay Area of California. Angelina develops learning-centered trainings and meetings for community-based providers, childcare teachers, and pediatric providers focused on connecting […]

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Heather Dean

Heather.Dean@elca.org Heather Dean serves in the national office of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America in Chicago, IL. She brings the lens of dialogue education to all she does, with a specialty in meeting, event and conference design, and a passion for creating safe and respectful spaces where learning and relationships can grow. Working with […]

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Brendan Halloran

Brendan Halloran is International Budget Partnership’s Head of Strategy and Learning. In this role, Brendan facilitates strategy and learning processes at IBP – both the internal production of learning insights and drawing on evidence and ideas from broader research and practice in the governance space. He’s particularly interested in complex change dynamics, and how to […]

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Angela Sims Winfrey

aswinfrey29@gmail.com Angela Sims Winfrey is the Community Empowerment Director of Divine Empowerment Leadership and Family Development Institute and Lead Facilitator of Divine Power Transformation Network, LLC. The success of her work is contributed to more than 35 years of national and international work experiences as a community organizer, social justice advocate, trainer, facilitator, consultant and […]

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Juliane Tomlin

juliane@careinnovations.org As a Senior Manager at the Center for Care Innovations, Juliane provides strategic direction for practice transformation initiatives, trains and supports practice facilitation coaches and senior leaders in key improvement initiatives, and facilitates redesign efforts to improve patient outcomes. Prior to joining CCI, Juliane was a principal consultant at Kaiser Permanente’s Care Management Institute, […]

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Carrie Ahrens

Carrie has 15 years of experience working and volunteering for domestic and international nonprofit organizations in a variety of capacities: impact assessment, grant reporting and administration, writing/editing, strategic planning, fundraising, inclusiveness and diversity initiative implementation, and volunteer coordination. An avid traveler, she has lived and worked in 8 countries, and visited over 20 others. Carrie […]

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Alexandre Ciconello

Alexandre Ciconello

aciconello@internationalbudget.org Alexandre Ciconello works as Senior Program Officer at International Budget Partnership (IBP) and is based in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Alexandre contributes to the Training, Technical Assistance & Networking team’s efforts to strengthen civil society organizations’ (CSOs) capacities to perform analysis of and advocacy on public budgets so they can hold governments accountable and […]

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Yasmin Abou Zaanoonah

Yasmin Abou Zaanoonah

yazozaanoonah@yahoo.com Dr. Yasmin Abou Zaanoonah is a dentist by profession, an UNCTAD Certified Master Entrepreneurship Facilitator, certified life coach, owns two businesses and is the mother of four fabulous children who inspire her to grow, explore and learn every day. While working to grow the family business since 2006, starting her own business in 2014, […]

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