Chief of Programming and Training, Peace Corps
Maureen A. Herman is a Program Management and International Development Specialist with 20 years of experience supporting the design, implementation, and evaluation of youth and community-based programs. She currently serves as the Chief of Programming for the Office of Overseas Programming and Training Support at the United States Peace Corps. Maureen worked in 12 countries in Africa and oversaw the development of the agency’s new global youth strategy. She co-managed the U.S. Department of Education’s grant programs for neglected, delinquent and at-risk youth. She has also worked for the Guatemalan Secretary of Food Security in Sololá, Guatemala and the Latin American Youth Center in Washington, D.C. She is a Returned Peace Corps Volunteer (Paraguay and Guatemala). Maureen served as Executive Director of the non-profit organization ProJOVEN (ForYOUTH) which pioneered the application of alternative measures to incarceration for youth in conflict with the law. She graduated from the Elliott School of International Affairs in Washington, D.C. and received her Master’s in International Relations and in Communications from Boston University.