Leslie Miles is a program officer on the Community Solutions Program. He is responsible for finance, operations, partner relations, and monitoring, evaluation, and learning.
In this role, he supports approximately 100 professional fellows annually as well as a network of over 500 alumni who have improved the lives of over 250,000 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.