Vivian Lowery Derryck
Vivian Lowery Derryck "is currently the Senior Vice President and Director of Public Private Partnerships at the Academy for Educational Development. Previously, Ms. Derryck was employed by USAID as the Assistant Administrator for Africa. She has been an active participant in African affairs by working at the Africa Leadership Forum, African-American Institute and National Council of Negro Women. Her international experience has included National Democratic Institute for International Affairs and Washington International Center and a position as Deputy Assisstant Secretary for Equal Opportunity and Civil Rights. She has been a member of numerous esteemed government delegations and professional organizations around the world with concentration on African affairs, including a position on US delegation to the UN Human Rights Commission for six years.
"Ms. Derryck received a Masters in International Affairs and Cesrtificate in African Studies from the Columbia University School of International Affairs in New York. She earned a Certificate of Executive Management from the Federal Executive Institute from Virginia." 
- Director, Global Rights
- Director, Sirleaf Market Women's Fund 
- Advisory Council, Women's Foreign Policy Group
- Policy Council, Center for Women Policy Studies 
- US Director, Jane Goodall Institute