Program Officer, IREX
Rachel is a Program Officer at IREX working with Beyond Access Development Lab projects and supporting monitoring and evaluation efforts. Previously, she worked at Kansas State University Libraries — teaching information literacy and working on community outreach and engagement.
Kyle is an intern at IREX working on Beyond Access internet publications. Prior to joining IREX, he worked in education in Romania. He currently attends the Elliot School of International Affairs at the George Washington University, where he is earning his MA in international development.
Senior Program Officer, IREX
Joel is a Senior Program Officer at IREX, working on Beyond Access projects in Bangladesh, Ethiopia, Mali, & Myanmar. Joel opines that libraries have the potential to solve many of the world's challenges, be it youth unemployment, a burgeoning digital skills gap, or finding a strong cup of coffee in Dhaka.
Project Director, IREX
Matt Vanderwerff is a Project Director at IREX working on technology and development initiatives. He supports Beyond Access by contributing to program strategy, managing relationships with key stakeholders, identifying opportunities, managing grants, and providing technical assistance and programmatic backstopping to teams around the world.