Nadya Mundo’s talented team of educators, program evaluation specialists, and organizational development experts bring innovative ideas and solutions to the challenging problems facing developing nations as they strengthen civil society.

The Team


Kerrin Ann Barrett, Ph.D.

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Kerrin Barrett is an educator with more than 25 years experience and leadership in the education sector in the US and in developing nations worldwide. Kerrin holds a Ph.D. from the University of New Mexico in Organizational Learning and Instructional Technology, and an Ed.M. from the Harvard Graduate School of Education with a focus in Technology in Education.  Dr. Kerrin’s current projects include conducting evaluation research on a USAID funded EGRA project in Tanzania.  In the UAE, she develops and delivers training in leadership and communications skills for local and international firms in the tourism, banking and infrastructure sectors, and guides high school students on the US college application process.

Dr. Kerrin also served in Afghanistan for three and a half years building much needed capacity in the education sector. Her projects included serving as a Senior Technical Advisor to the Ministry of Education’s Teacher Training Directorate, where she oversaw training of 100,000+ teachers and school principals, and as a Capacity Building Advisor in Helmand province for a new technical vocational school.


Ludmila Layne, Ph.D.

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Ludmila Layne is a career educator who served more than 25 years in higher education in Venezuela’s public school system, where she retired as an associate professor from Simon Rodriguez University.  Recently, Dr. Ludmila servedas a Senior Technical Advisor in Afghanistan on the Justice Support System Program (JSSP) funded by the US State Department. She built much needed capacity for the program in monitoring and evaluation, and is developing research to analyze cultural issues that may be considered in designing learning environments. Throughout her career in education, Dr. Ludmila has been teaching, developing curriculum, and training students and faculty in instructional technologies in the United States, Mexico and Venezuela. 




Fiona Shukri, M.A.

Fiona Shukri has 25 years of professional experience in international affairs, public outreach, and journalism. She has specialized for the past 10 years in international development. Her headquarter experience includes serving as an Advisor to UNESCO in Paris, and as Senior Program Manager for the Middle East at the National Democratic Institute (NDI) in Washington, DC. She has worked the past six years in the field as a Senior Advisor in Afghanistan and Azerbaijan on USAID, U.S. State Department, and DFID-funded programming. Fiona’s technical advisory experience includes: government and organization outreach to civil society, business, and media; civil society and NGO strengthening; and international media (outreach and training).  She is currently embedded in an Afghan ministry as a senior advisor, and has worked closely with high-ranking UN and government officials from around the world.

Fiona has designed, managed, and implemented programming for: Egypt, Lebanon, West Bank & Gaza, Jordan, Syria, Qatar, Iraq, Afghanistan and Azerbaijan.

She holds an M.A. in Near East Studies and Journalism from New York University.

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