Leslie Miles is a deputy project director on the Community Solutions Program.
In this role, Leslie works closely with the U.S. Department of State to deliver a transformative leadership development experience for 80 professional fellows annually. The Community Solutions network includes over 600 alumni who have improved the lives of over 300,000 people in their home countries through their community development work.
Prior to joining IREX, Leslie served over 400 international students as a designated school official in the International Student Services office at Marymount University and consulted for Diversity Abroad and Robert Morris University’s Center for Global Education. Additionally, he has five years of international development experience, including three years as a research, monitoring, and evaluation specialist for USAID-funded health and agriculture projects at Abt Associates Inc. and two years as a Peace Corps volunteer in Cambodia.
Leslie holds an MA in international education management from the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey and a BA in political science and international relations from Carleton College. In addition to speaking Spanish at a professional level, Leslie is conversant in French and Khmer.