Micah Johnston

Micah Johnston

Program Officer
Africa, Youth, Education

Micah is a Program Officer for the Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders.

Before joining IREX, Micah worked at Abt Associates where he worked on a diverse portfolio of USAID-funded projects, including the Health, Finance, and Governance project and the Agribusiness and Trade Promotion project. He has worked extensively in West Africa and has coordinated project implementation in South Sudan, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and Ukraine. Before starting his career in international development, Micah worked for Chicago’s Housing Choice Voucher Program and interned at the European Union Delegation to the United States.

Micah has an MA in International Affairs from American University and a BA in History from the University of Notre Dame. He speaks French.