- Director, Global Human Resources
- United States
Joining IYF in January 2005 as a program manager, Michelle Szechenyi transitioned to the Human Resources team in 2008 and became IYF’s Director of Global Human Resources in spring 2016. As a program manager, Michelle worked on both the Make a Connection and YouthActionNet® initiatives in Africa, Asia/Pacific, and North America. Before coming to IYF, Michelle served as Country Program Officer for Landmine Survivors Network (LSN), where she managed programs in El Salvador, Eritrea, Jordan, and Vietnam and provided organizational development support to the overseas offices. Michelle has spent time working and studying in Lesotho, Uganda, and Zimbabwe. She holds a Master’s Degree in International Affairs from the School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) and has a working knowledge of French. She resides in Kensington, Maryland, with her husband and two young children.
- Languages: English
- Country of birth United States
- Hobbies: Traveling