Mindy works with clients to provide tailored project leadership, strategic direction, professional education, and knowledge management techniques using appropriate digital technologies. She draws from over 15 years of experience gained from working on the design and leadership of programs in public, nonprofit and private sector positions, including municipal and state government; higher education; urban development; healthcare; and academic master planning. Mindy has worked with international and domestic project teams, which have taken her from Columbus, OH to Cambridge, MA, as well as to countries as diverse as Mozambique, Brazil and the United Kingdom.
Her academic focus is on International Development, and includes concentrations in Educational Policy and Leadership, Democratization, International Economics, Organizational Development, and both Quantitative and Qualitative Research Methods. She has completed all requirements except the dissertation for a Ph.D. in Public Policy and Management from The Ohio State University. During her doctoral work, she studied American Politics and Public Administration at American University in Washington, D.C. She also conducted research at the University of Oxford on a Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowship from the U.S. Department of Education. Mindy holds a B.A. in International Studies and an M.A. in Political Science from The Ohio State University. She is conversant in Spanish and Portuguese, and has taught graduate-level Statistics and Public Policy. Recently, Mindy helped develop and teach a three-course adult education sequence in becoming an informed and active citizen. She is a frequent panelist, participant and writer on the topics of politics, civic engagement and educational technology and design. Mindy is a member of the Pi Alpha Alpha Public Administration honorary society.