Technical skills that make a difference

Creative’s experts have passion, commitment and technical skills, all of which are combined to develop and implement meaningful projects around the world. Creative’s experts have worked in multiple countries, most speak at least two languages and they are often invited to share their insight at conferences and in professional journals.

Rebecca Sewall

Senior Advisor, Gender and Social Inclusion

Rebecca Sewall leads the incorporation of gender and social inclusion into project design and implementation....
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Richard Jaskot

Director, Stabilization & Development

Rich joined Creative after 33 years in the Navy and six with Booz Allen Hamilton. At Creative, he leads the organization’s portfolio of Stabilization and Development programming....
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Rola Abdullatif

Senior Associate, Design Monitoring and Evaluation

Rola Abdullatif is a Senior Associate in Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E). In this role, she provides M&E technical support to Creative HQ and field staff across Creative’s core practice areas of Communities in Transition, Education and Economic Growth....
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Semere Solomon

Senior Director, Africa Strategy

With six languages under his belt, Semere has global experience in education and civil society programs. At Creative, he focuses on education programs in Nigeria, Pakistan and Zambia....
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Susan Ayari

Senior Associate, Education in Conflict Practice Area

Susan Ayari is a Senior Associate in Education in Conflict. In this role, she directs the Afghan Children Read Project and supports business development and thought leadership related to education in crisis countries particularly in the broader Middle East and North Africa region....
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Sylvia Ellison

Senior Associate, Education for Development

Sylvia, a 12-year veteran at Creative, is a senior development professional with experience in implementing education, country-wide workforce development, and stabilization programs in crisis and conflict-affected countries....
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