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Alex McDonald

Programmes Officer

Before joining THET, Alex coordinated multi-year projects for children and young people with disabilities across four countries in sub-Saharan Africa. In a prior role, she led the UK arm of an international menstrual health charity as the UK Country Coordinator. She was a trustee for two years at an infrastructural organisation which supports, represents and connects over 2,000 members of staff working at small international development charities.

She has a Masters degree in International Development from the University of Birmingham, as part of which she researched inclusive education after emergencies in Nepal. She has valuable experience from living and working in India, Bangladesh and Uganda and is particularly passionate about local capacity building and promoting locally-led development.