Eric Ziegelman is a program coordinator with the Community Solutions Program in the Leadership Practice. His work focuses on building the capacity of grassroots leaders to catalyze positive change in their home communities. In his role, Eric assists with leadership curriculum development and instruction, event planning, and alumni engagement.
Before joining IREX in 2018, Eric completed an internship with UNESCO, Dakar, where he coordinated workshops on preventing violence through education and improving youth media literacy in under-resourced communities. Prior to this, Eric worked as a program assistant at an arts education non-profit based in Philadelphia, a high school French and Spanish teacher in Vermont, an experiential educator in France, Honduras, and Guadeloupe, and an ESL teacher in Bangladesh.
Eric holds an M.S.Ed in International Educational Development from the University of Pennsylvania and a BA in International Relations and French from the University of Vermont.